egg egg  /ˈɛɡ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
  2. (n) oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
  3. (n) one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
  4. (v) throw eggs at
  5. (v) coat with beaten egg

Usage(s):

  1. A patient's eggs are placed on a copper grid before being stored in nitrogen.
  2. Into the lives of chickens there come periods of great activity and many eggs.
  3. I've never made poached eggs.

News

  1. Recipe: A healthier egg salad sandwich

    Here’s a quick egg salad sandwich that won’t break your calorie or carbohydrate bank. Olives and red peppers add zing.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Journal Times

  2. Toms River man killed in Little Egg Harbor crash identified

    LITTLE EGG HARBOR — Authorities have released the names of the people involved in a fatal accident this weekend on Route 539 south, near Sports Complex Drive in Little Egg Harbor.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Ocean County Observer

  3. Simon Cowell's Egg Attacker Apologizes

    Simon Cowell was left with egg on his face during Saturday's "Britain's Got Talent" finale and the woman responsible is speaking out.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Access Hollywood via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "The score is kind of the golden egg," Duval said. "You have to hit shots, you have to hit putts. Regardless of where it's done or who does it, it's amazing."
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: David Duval Source: Abilene Reporter-News

  2. "We were planning on starting to try after the tour," Aguilera told Marie Claire. "And so, I had gone off the pill to prepare my body, because I didn't know how much time it would take. You've heard it takes some time -- except with Power Egg...
    on Nov 29, 2007 By: Christina Aguilera Source: KCRA.com

  3. "Imagine if your security now was tied up with the Dow Jones," Obama said Friday. "You wouldn't feel very confident about the security of your nest egg."
    on Jun 13, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Forbes

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