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"gargoyle" in British English

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gargoylenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɡɑː.ɡɔɪl/  us   /ˈɡɑːr-/
(Definition of gargoyle from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gargoylenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɑr·ɡɔɪl/
a ​stoneobject in the ​shape of the ​head of an ​uglycreature, usually ​seen on the ​roofs of ​oldchurches and other ​buildings
(Definition of gargoyle from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “gargoyle”
in Chinese (Simplified) (教堂屋顶等上的怪兽状石雕)滴水嘴…
in Chinese (Traditional) (教堂屋頂等上的怪獸狀石雕)滴水嘴…
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