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  • n. Plural form of conger.


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  • "My dear," said the Doctor, "I have often heard her say the same thing, and I can only understand her, by supposing that the cannibal tribes of Africa selected beforehand those who were to be eaten, and that the selected ones were called congers; and that she was not sorry that she was taken away; because she was destined to be eaten."

    Uncle Robin, in his cabin in Virginia, and Tom without one in Boston

  • Before the upcoming April 17 episode, Klaus, played by Joseph Morgan, is still a faceless name that congers up a ton of fear and anxiety.

    Vampire Diaries Star: If Katherine Was 10 Steps Ahead of Everyone, Then Klaus is on the Moon!

  • Karl Rove was telling Hitchens that he himself is not fortunate enough to enjoy the false certainties he congers for the nation.

    Is Karl Rove An Atheist?

  • This I Believe is that friends and family are most important ravina - congers, New York

    This I Believe is that friends and family are most important

  • “The ends justify the means” is a loaded statement that congers up horrible thoughts of genocide for the good of the fatherland but in the real, everyday world decisions are not black and white and in some cases the only choice is between two evils.

    The End Does Not Justify The Means

  • Incidentally, congers are delicious, and "cuddled" or no, I doubt any were wasted.

    AR Follies Continued: "Conger Cuddling"

  • And he as smartly replied: Do you think that Agamemnon did so many famous exploits when he was inquiring who dressed congers in the camp?

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • So Antigonus the king, surprising Antagoras the poet in the habit of a cook, broiling congers in his tent, said to him: Dost thou think that

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • Often animals of the same species show this diversity of position; as, for instance, some congers are found with the organ attached close to the liver, and others with it detached from and below it.

    The History of Animals

  • Some congers are provided with fat but not with any spawn, others are unprovided with fat but have egg-spawn as here described.

    The History of Animals


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