from The Century Dictionary.

  • See ahungered.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Hungry; pinched for food.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of hunger.
  • adjective obsolete Hungry; pinched for food.


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