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n.1.See Gargoyle.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Notable standouts included the nimble actor/tenor Stuart Howe as Higgs, Sally Dibblee's lusciously lyrical rendition of Yram and the generous bass-baritone of Curtis Sullivan, who lent the Bank president Gurgoyle (and the Warden) extra bite.
He resembled one of the gothic gurgoyles [sic] which are carved on the cloisters and at the springing of the arches of cathedrals" (17).