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eagre


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eagre  \Ea"gre\,  n.  [AS.  e['a]gor,  ?gor,  in  comp.,  water,  sea, 
  e['a]gor-stre['a]m  water  stream,  sea.] 
  A  wave,  or  two  or  three  successive  waves,  of  great  height  and 
  violence,  at  flood  tide  moving  up  an  estuary  or  river;  -- 
  commonly  called  the  bore.  See  {Bore}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eagre 
  n  :  a  high  wave  (often  dangerous)  caused  by  tidal  flow  (as  by 
  colliding  tidal  currents  or  in  a  narrow  estuary)  [syn:  {tidal 
  bore},  {bore},  {aegir},  {eager}] 




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