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Definition of the noun eagre

What does eagre mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: eagres

  1. 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


  1. a tidal bore

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Google previewThe Shell Country Alphabet (2009)

The Classic Guide to the British Countryside by Geoffrey Grigson

Eagre is the Old English ēgor or ēagor, ...

Google previewVerses in praise of Mr. Dryden (1770)

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.

Google previewThe Lady's magazine (and museum). Improved ser., enlarged (1836)

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.

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

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.

Google previewDictionary 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 ...

Google previewA Concise Etymological Dictionary of the English Language (1885)

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, ...

Google previewPunjabi English Dictionary

each eachother eager eagœ eagœ-eyed eaget eagre еаг еаНу.

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (1988)

by Nila Gott


Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Sinica, by Samuel Couling (1917)

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, ...

Google previewConcise 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 ...

Google previewThe world-wide encyclopedia and gazetteer (1908)

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 , ...

Google previewA critical pronouncing dictionary (1824)

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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