a tidal bore or flood.
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How to use eagre in a sentence
Dryden, who had noticed it in the river Trent, calls it the "eagre."
eagre is the old English word for vinegar, which is just “wine-eagre.”Our Little Lady | Emily Sarah Holt
The other name by which the phenomenon is known, “eagre,” is also of unknown origin.
The tide of fashion was rushing like an eagre "up to the Park."Shadows of Flames | Amelie Rives
British Dictionary definitions for eagre
a tidal bore, esp of the Humber or Severn estuary
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