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  • noun Plural form of egging.


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  • I've been wondering why they weren't rioting, sitting in, getting all "Vietnam" and direct action about it – nothing violent, some gentle eggings perhaps.

    Students are revolting – and about time too Barbara Ellen 2010

  • Leading that charge is the Northern Taiwan Society, a group of political activists who vowed to launch eggings on Chen amid what the opposition Democratic Progressive Party DPP said would be large-scale protests in Taipei during Chen's stay.

    Archive 2008-11-01 Michael Turton 2008

  • When I was a kid in 1970s Florida, the teenagers were so raucous -- the requisite eggings and toilet-paperings and mouthings-off and, one year, a brick through the window -- that my parents declared a ban on Halloween, and that was all she wrote until I moved to Park Slope, where it's an irresistible event.

    yes, my gourd 2006

  • Recommended: Year of the Dragon woes for China-U.S. ties? time pubdate datetime="2012-01-13T06:50:24-05:00" ago iPhone 4S China release sparks scuffles and eggings Top headlines 2012

  • Halloween eggings have left a violent legacy in New York City.

    NYT > Home Page By MANNY FERNANDEZ 2010

  • For police officers in the 104th Precinct in Queens, eggings are serious business: they ask merchants not to sell eggs or shaving cream to minors during Halloween week and distribute No

    NYT > Home Page By MANNY FERNANDEZ 2010

  • Licks jeans -- they're described as "jeggings" (shudder) but look more jeans than "- eggings" in the photo above

    FashionBinge 2010

  • Police Department said it did not compile statistics on eggings.

    NYT > Home Page By MANNY FERNANDEZ 2010

  • Halloween eggings have occasionally led to attacks in other parts of the country, but only in New York City has the practice left two dozen dead and wounded.

    NYT > Home Page By MANNY FERNANDEZ 2010

  • TWO RIVERS - At least half a dozen homeowners filed complaints with the Two Rivers police department this morning after Two Rivers High School homecoming shenanigans led to a number of eggings across the city.

    The Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter Latest Headlines 2009


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