noun Chiefly British.
Origin of eagre
Examples from the Web for eagre
The tide of fashion was rushing like an eagre "up to the Park."Shadows of Flames|Amelie Rives
Eagre is the old English word for vinegar, which is just “wine-eagre.”Our Little Lady|Emily Sarah Holt
Dryden, who had noticed it in the river Trent, calls it the "Eagre."
The other name by which the phenomenon is known, “eagre,” is also of unknown origin.