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  • n  oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
  • 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
  • n  oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
  • n  one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
  • v  throw eggs at
  • v  coat with beaten egg

  • A patient's eggs are placed on a copper grid before being stored in nitrogen.
  • Twenty-two million eggs, flounder eggs, traveled in a baggage car last week from Woods Hole, Mass.
  • Into the lives of chickens there come periods of great activity and many eggs.
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  • Stephanie Coontz in International Herald Tribune
    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.
  • Chris Jericho in The Associated Press
    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.
  • John McCain in Guardian Unlimited
    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."

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