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 Gourre (1 syl.).Goutte de Sang. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Gout,
 
from the French goutte, a drop, because it was once thought to proceed from a “drop of acrid matter in the joints.”   1
 


 Gourre (1 syl.).Goutte de Sang. 

 
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