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  • v. Present participle of eagle.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • The Vikings also invented "eagling", which involved cutting from neck to waist, reaching in, grabbing the ribcage with both hands, and pulling it open like a pair of wings, exposing the lungs & whatnot to the air while all the onlookers guffawed and quaffed their mead.

    British Blogs

  • I sort of think that the Wyden/Brown should get as much consideration on these shows as this legal eagling does.

    TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

  • Peter and I spread-eagling ourselves against the wall and passing him in front of us with his face towards us.


  • Woods played only one hole under par in a day with little wind and soft greens, eagling the par-5 sixth hole with a 20-foot putt after hitting a 3-iron into the green. - Woods: Steady as he goes to par 70

  • The other men had each taken one of his wrists, and they were pulling his arms wide, spread-eagling him on the bed.

    State of fear

  • Two statues seized Belbe by the hands and feet, spread - eagling her off the floor like Ertai.


  • And, spread-eagling me in the kitchen, they soon cut loose their fury on me with a dozen concoctions they made from the honey, the eggs, the various syrups and mixtures at their disposal.

    Claiming Of Sleeping Beauty

  • Rourke shouted, rolling over, the rock surface tractionless, his footing gone for one terrifying instant, his body skidding laterally, his arms and legs spread-eagling, finding a purchase.

    The Arsenal

  • I've got you fixed a few klicks away but you're moving fast nothing nearby Jesus we 'II have to catch him how can we Nigel relaxed, spread-eagling himself to offer the most flow resistance.

    Across The Sea Of Suns

  • 'The president of the bank showed me that my business was too weak to stand such spread-eagling.

    Cap'n Abe, Storekeeper


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