Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of egg.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of egg.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food

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Examples

  • Despite FDA inspections that found US hatcheries injecting antibiotics directly into eggs* and studies that detect antibiotic residue in egg yolks of treated chickens even after withdrawal periods and cooking, + antibiotics are not "a food safety issue for eggs" said Blair Van Zetten, on Behalf of United Egg Producers at the hearings.

    Got Antibiotics in Your Food? Thank the FDA

  • I was totally horrified by the teatime set they served – soft-boiled eggs with eggshell fragments, soy sauce bottles with caps that fall off when you try to flavour your eggs…

    babycartercl Diary Entry

  • Despite FDA inspections that found US hatcheries injecting antibiotics directly into eggs* and studies that detect antibiotic residue in egg yolks of treated chickens even after withdrawal periods and cooking, + antibiotics are not "a food safety issue for eggs" said Blair Van Zetten, on Behalf of United Egg Producers at the hearings.

    Signs of the Times

  • Gathering and selling the eggs is also prohibited.

    A Guide to Mexican Fish and Shellfish - Part Two: Las Delicias del Mar

  • Gathering and selling the eggs is also prohibited.

    A Guide to Mexican Fish and Shellfish - Part Two: Las Delicias del Mar

  • Gathering and selling the eggs is also prohibited.

    A Guide to Mexican Fish and Shellfish - Part Two: Las Delicias del Mar

  • The number of birds required to produce the eggs is astounding.

    Archive 2005-12-01

  • The number of birds required to produce the eggs is astounding.

    Medpundit

  • For example, the consumption of eggs, which is nearly a perfect food-there are more vitamins in eggs than in any other one food-in Canada is 284 eggs per year per head, in Germany it is only 129 and in Italy, 119.

    Australia and the Empire

  • Supper consisted of chicory served with the water it had been boiled in, to which was added some oil; there was also bread and wine, then chicken and afterwards poached eggs which they call eggs in their shirtsleeves.

    Diversions in Sicily

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