eggs eggs  /ˈɛɡz/


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


  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.


  1. Swampscott trio nabbed for throwing eggs at undercover Lynn officer

    LYNN — Three Swampscott teenagers are accused of throwing eggs at a prostitute who turned out to be an undercover Lynn Police officer.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  2. See's Candies, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Nuts & Eggs In Milk And Dark Raisins

    SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- See's Company of San Francisco is recalling all Milk and Dark Raisins because it may contain undeclared tree nuts and eggs . People who have an allergy or severe ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Why Bill Gates Is Investing In Chicken-Less Eggs

    Investors like Gates are betting that our planet can't sustain the current rate of growth in animal-based foods for too much longer. Products like Beyond Eggs, a plant-based substitute, are designed to fill the void.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: NPR


  1. "I imagine that people will try to be more thoughtful about not putting all their economic eggs in the same basket, but I doubt if they will start trying to meet people outside their field just for economic reasons," Coontz said.
    on Feb 7, 2009 By: Stephanie Coontz Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "As a kid, you want to stand and drop eggs or GI Joes off the building and see if they fall apart. That's the primal instinct that makes the show so interesting," Jericho said.
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Chris Jericho Source: The Associated Press

  3. "I think it was one of my sons that alleged I'm getting to the point I hide my own Easter eggs," McCain said to laughter. "When you saw my 95-year-old mother (on a video introduction), you saw the kind of genes I have."
    on Sep 4, 2007 By: John McCain Source: Guardian Unlimited

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