American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To disgorge.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To vomit up; eject from the stomach; throw back or out again.
- To swallow again or back.
- To devour to repletion.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back.
- v. To swallow again; to swallow back.
- v. eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth
- French regorger. Compare regurgitate. (Wiktionary)
- French regorger, from Old French : re-, re- + gorger, to gorge (from gorge, throat; see gorge). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“They crop grief after grief, chewing the cud of grievance; for when they are full of it they disgorge and regorge the abhorred sum, and have stuff for their spleens for many”
“That unhallowed booty created a factitious aristocracy, ever fearful that they might be called upon to regorge their sacrilegious spoil.”
“Paris is what, in figurative speech, they call 'flooded with pamphlets (regorge de brochures);' flooded and eddying again.”
“But no matter, let them be rich; let them be blood-suckers; so much, God willing, shall they regorge into the treasury of the empire.”
“His fear is -- that Blackwood may come as Nemesis, and compel him to regorge any puffing and cramming which Tiff has put into his pocket, and is earnest to have a letter addressed in an influential quarter to prevent this.”
“Haïti regorge de pétrole affirment Daniel et Ginette Mathurin”
“Le quartier regorge aussi de restaurants et de discothèques.”
“-- furies of hell, burrowing snakes who regorge your food, and feed upon your own excrements; ye that are forever destroying, and forever reproducing your poison!”
“Ceylon; and the Mohammedan travelers speak of ambergris swallowed by whales, who are made sick and regorge it. ”
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