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Definition of the noun eagre
What does eagre mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: eagres
- a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
Alternative definition of the noun eagre
- a tidal bore
- synonym: tidal bore
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The Shell Country Alphabet (2009)
The Classic Guide to the British Countryside by Geoffrey Grigson
Eagre is the Old English ēgor or ēagor, ...
by John Dryden
l An Eagre is a tide swelling above another tide. which l have myself observed on the river Trent. , t . * Alluding only to the common-wealth party, here and in. '"'*"' ' v.
t The eagre is a tide common to rivers in the north ; more particularly to the river Severn, near its rise. VIII. GATHERING AND JOURNEY. Thus sang, or seera'd to sing 246 Titz-AUane.
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
EAGRE—EANING. EAGRE, or Bone, 11, é'gér; also spelled HYGBE or.
Dictionary of Early English (1955)
by Joseph T. Shipley
eagre. A tidal wave; especially, the high crest of the title's rushing up a narrowing estuary-as in the Humber, Trent, and Severn rivers. Also eager, higra, hyger, eger , egre; agar, q.v.; aegir, eygre, and more. Sir Francis Palgrave (1851) wrote it ...
by Walter William Skeat
EAGRE. Eagre, tidal wave in a river. (E.) A. DUPE. Stipe, a person easily deceived. (F.) F. dupe, a dupe. The O. F. dupe meant a hoopoe ; whence dupe, adupe, because thebird was easily caught. (So also Bret, houperik, a hoopoe, ...
each eachother eager eagœ eagœ-eyed eaget eagre еаг еаНу.
Crossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)
by Nila Gott
PLAIT, TWIST, DEWLAP wave _ OLA, TIDE, CREST, EAGRE, SWELL, RIPPLE, BREAKER waver _ SWAY, VEER, FALTER, TEETER wayfarer _ HIKER, DRIFTER wavy (Heraldry) _ ONDE, UNDE wax _ CERE, CERATE, POLISH wax candle ...
by Samuel Couling
EAGRE, a name formerly used for the phenomenon on the Ch'ien t'ang river, now generally spoken of as the Hangchow Bore. The name was used, of course, for bores anywhere. MACGOWAN : The Eagre. of the Teicn-Iung River; Journal, ...
Concise English Dictionary (2007)
by Wordsworth Editions, Limited
Same as eagre. eagle egl, n. a name given to many large birds of prey: a military standard ...
by William Harrison De Puy
EAGRE or EAGER. See Bore, in these Supplements. EAMES, Charles, diplomat ; was born at New Braintree, Massachusetts, on March 20, 1812, was graduated from Harvard College in 1831 , ...
by John Walker
cochineal, colleague, conceal, congeal, cream, creak, crease, creature, deacon, deal, dean, deanery, dear, decease, defeasance, defeasible, defeat, demean, demeanor, decrease, dream, drear, dreary, each, eager, eagle, eagre, ear, east, ...
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Scrabble value of E1A1G2R1E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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