Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of egg.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of egg.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

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Examples

  • I was totally horrified by the teatime set they served – soft-boiled eggs with eggshell fragments, soy sauce bottles with caps that fall off when you try to flavour your eggs…

    babycartercl Diary Entry

  • Despite FDA inspections that found US hatcheries injecting antibiotics directly into eggs* and studies that detect antibiotic residue in egg yolks of treated chickens even after withdrawal periods and cooking, + antibiotics are not "a food safety issue for eggs" said Blair Van Zetten, on Behalf of United Egg Producers at the hearings.

    Signs of the Times

  • Gathering and selling the eggs is also prohibited.

    A Guide to Mexican Fish and Shellfish - Part Two: Las Delicias del Mar

  • The number of birds required to produce the eggs is astounding.

    Medpundit

  • For example, the consumption of eggs, which is nearly a perfect food-there are more vitamins in eggs than in any other one food-in Canada is 284 eggs per year per head, in Germany it is only 129 and in Italy, 119.

    Australia and the Empire

  • Supper consisted of chicory served with the water it had been boiled in, to which was added some oil; there was also bread and wine, then chicken and afterwards poached eggs which they call eggs in their shirtsleeves.

    Diversions in Sicily

  • A now-closed restaurant in our old hometown used to make what they called eggs commodore: poached egg and hollandaise, yes, but breakfast sausage instead of canadian bacon, and perched on puff pastry instead of an english muffin.

    divine angst

  • An exemption exists that lets small producers (less than 3,000 hens) sell ungraded eggs directly to the consumer from their farms or at farmers 'markets as long as they label eggs as

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  • Don't mean to rain on your parade, but "eggs" is also a slang term for testicles.

    Adventures in conservative media (Laura Ingraham edition) - Feministing

  • Peruyero boasts that his program trains dogs to distinguish the legitimate threats of live bugs and eggs from the dead bugs, cast skins, hatched eggs, and fecal matter whose detection can prompt unnecessary pest bombing.

    Dog Bites Bug

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