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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of eagle.

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Examples

  • I was spread-eagled, and thumbed-up, and privily beaten by the stupid guards whose totality of intelligence was only just sufficient to show them that I was different from them and not so stupid.

    Chapter 2

  • I was taken in by a false sense of comfort that the law would never pass because it represents an illegal infringement on interstate commerce, but apparently they've either legal-eagled around that, or the FTC protections really don't mean squat.

    On Ammo and The Governator

  • Resolutely unglamorous, Chadsey's young men, no hunks, preen and pose, sometimes grotesquely transformed by superimpositions that seem to be materialized projections of their fantasies, like the vulpine shadow in "Portrait (Pink Beak)," the black mud luchador mask (or terrorist balaclava) in "Blackface Rod," the dangling penis in the standing/spread-eagled protagonist of "Marines," or the extra sets of arms in the androgynous "Red Head (Shift)."

    ArtScene: This Month's Top Exhibitions in the Western United States

  • That opened the door to a half-dozen world-class contenders, including most unexpectedly Woods, who eagled the eighth to briefly move into a tie for the lead.

    Why 2011 Was a Good Year for Golf

  • There were Indians that ran away, and when they were caught they were brought back and spread-eagled before the fort, where they and their tribe learned the efficacy of the knout.

    Lost Face

  • Darren Clarke, the third-round leader, had eagled the par-five seventh a few minutes earlier to reclaim the outright lead from Phil Mickelson.

    Clarke's Win One for the Aged, If Not For the Ages

  • Both eagled the 7th after three earlier birdies and, when they birdied the 9th, they were both out in 30.

    Luke Donald fails again in Boston leaving Webb Simpson to win play-off

  • When I come to, there was Vahna spread-eagled on top of the nugget, and the old fellow with a beak jabbering away solemnly as if going through some sort of religious exercises.

    THE HUSSY

  • Well, I just sat there looking at the chip in the moonlight, and turning it over and over and figuring what it was and where it'd come from, when all of a sudden there was a snap inside my head as if something had broken, and then I could see Vahna spread-eagled on that big nugget and the old fellow with the beak waving the stone knife, and ... and everything.

    THE HUSSY

  • Tim sailed through the air in a headlong pitch, struck spread-eagled on his face, and plowed along in a cloud of dust.

    CHAPTER IV

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