What does gardyloo mean?

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Wiktionary

  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.

Webster Dictionary

  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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gardyloo

    gär′di-lōō, n. the old warning cry of housewives in Edinburgh before throwing their slops out of the window into the street. [Pseudo-Fr. gare de l'eau—should be gare l'eau, 'beware of the water.']

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gardyloo in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gardyloo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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