In French gueule means "mouth"; what dog-type's name perhaps
derives from an Old-French phrase meaning "open mouth"?
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consists of tough questions about the nuances of the English language.
It has been speculated that the word
beagle is from the Old French
becguele, gaping throat, which itself is from
bayer, open wide, and gueule, mouth.
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