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  • noun Plural form of egger.


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  • Every operator at this game was attended by certain of his friends called eggers and bonnetters -- the eggers to ` egg 'on the green ones to bet, by betting themselves; and the bonnetters to ` bonnet' any green one who might happen to win -- that is to say, to knock his hat over his eyes, whilst the operator and the others bolted with the stakes.

    The Gaming Table : Its Votaries and Victims : Vol. 2 1870

  • Collectors, known as "eggers" are hated in the birdwatching community.

    unknown title 2009

  • Either way, I'm excited to see what Demme does with Zeitoun. monkeytoad eggers is the most overrated, mfa-ey, kinderslut writer i've ever read. even worse than his self aggrandizing novels and non-fict are his screenplays, which i consider to be some of the most hack material produced by a professional writer.

    Jonathan Demme Adapting Dave Eggers’ Zeitoun as Cartoon | /Film 2009

  • Children search nearby for obsidian shards and eggers, a volcanic quartz.

    The Hot Springs Experience 2009

  • Most of the population are in the have not category, folks that live paycheck to paycheck, the 9 to 5 ham 'n eggers who have champagne taste but only beer money.

    Archive 2007-03-01 2007

  • Comments ok so i'm only saying this cause it's my birthday and i'm absolved from any flames, but does anyone else hate this david eggers. not only long winded, and a name dropper, but full of his self to boot, ick! of course, i'll always love good ol jeff and his daily contributions to my tattered workday.

    Keeping It Real 2004

  • I myself remember quite well, within a couple of decades ago, what was probably at the time a remnant of the old Mystery play presented in a rural part of Lancashire by men in a fantastic garb, and termed by the country folk, "Paste-eggers."

    A History of Pantomime R. J. Broadbent

  • The westernmost island, we visited was outside the national reservation, and that very morning it had been visited and plundered by a party of eggers.

    X. Bird Reserves at the Mouth of the Mississippi 1916

  • The man and the boat are two of the chief obstacles in the way of the poachers, the plume-hunters, and eggers, who always threaten these bird sanctuaries.

    X. Bird Reserves at the Mouth of the Mississippi 1916

  • Wreckers are no longer respectable, and plume-hunters and eggers are sinking to the same level.

    X. Bird Reserves at the Mouth of the Mississippi 1916


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