Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To boil (an egg) in the shell to a solid consistency.

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  • v. To cook (an egg) to a solid consistency: to cause to be hard-boiled.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Back-formation from hard-boiled.

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Back-formation from hard-boiled.

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