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  1. gardyloo(Interjection)

    Used by servants in medieval Scotland to warn passers-by of waste about to be thrown from a window into the street below.

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  1. Gardyloo(noun)

    an old cry in throwing water, slops, etc., from the windows in Edingburgh

  2. Origin: [F. gare l'eau beware of the water.]

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