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Noun: egg  eg
  1. 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
     
  2. Oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
    - eggs
     
  3. One of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
    - testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut
Verb: egg  eg
  1. Throw eggs at
     
  2. (cooking) coat with beaten egg
    "egg a schnitzel"
     
  3. Urge on; cause to act
    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window";
    - prod, incite, egg on

Derived forms: egged, egging, eggs

Type of: bombard, coat, egg cell, food product, foodstuff, gonad, male reproductive gland, ovum, pelt, sex gland, surface

Part of: family jewels, lunch box [Brit, informal], male genital organ, male genitalia, male genitals, male reproductive system

Encyclopedia: Egg, Austria