Definitions

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  • adj. full of eggs

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Examples

  •      The hen, not in a cheerful mood about her abduction and relocation, ignored the egg-filled nest on the floor and flew to one of the wall boxes.

    The Chicken Chronicles

  • The famous ‘big momma’ specimen (an animal preserved atop an egg-filled nest), and an embryonic specimen, also appear referable to Citipati.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Why egg-filled ravioli and other food stunts are so popular.

    Playing With Our Food

  • This represents an egg-filled female spinner, which-as arcane as it might sound-trout will sometimes readily accept after refusing a conventional spinner pattern.

    It's Trico Time

  • This represents an egg-filled female spinner, which -- as arcane as it might sound -- trout will sometimes readily accept after refusing a conventional spinner pattern.

    John Merwin on How to Fish the Summer Trico Hatch for Trout

  • With a 4-inch fluted ring cutter, cut out each egg-filled ravioli and lay it on a floured wooden counter or board.

    THE TANTE MARIE’S COOKING SCHOOL COOKBOOK

  • For, apart from eating again, the Queen had done nothing else, though her egg-filled bulb continued to expand.

    Damia's Children

  • The tumbuck leaves the nut alone and goes off hi search of other egg-filled ones.

    With Friends Like These...

  • In there sat the dainty Dunfin on an egg-filled nest.

    Further Adventures of Nils

  • With its lofty trunks it kept watch by the lair of the fox and the bear, and in the twilight of the thick bushes it hid the egg-filled nests of little birds.

    Invisible Links

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