Definitions for eagreˈi gər, ˈeɪ gər
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tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager(noun)
a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
a tidal bore
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
Origin: [AS. egor, gor, in comp., water, sea, egor-strem water stream, sea.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a name given in England to a tidal wave rushing up a river or estuary on the top of another, called also a Bore (q. v.).
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