Definitions for eagreˈi gər, ˈeɪ gər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ea•greˈi gər, ˈeɪ gər(n.)

  1. a tidal bore.

    Category: Oceanography, British

Origin of eagre:

1640–50; origin uncert.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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)


  1. eagre(Noun)

    a tidal bore

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eagre(noun)

    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

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Eagre

    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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