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For in drawing the right lines de and eg, ig, it shall be plaine of two of them; And after the same manner of the rest.The Way To Geometry|Peter Ramus
The other, Keshkesh, seems to bear the same relationship to the cuneiform Kasku which the Eg.The Heroic Age|H. Munro Chadwick
Variable spelling is preserved as printed, eg cardamon, crême.The Myrtle Reed Cook Book|Myrtle Reed
Eg'lamour, the person who aids Silvia, daughter of the duke of Milan, in her escape.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
You see, Cordelia is so dreadful gone on that Eg man that she can't bear to see another female within hailin' distance of him.Fair Harbor|Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for eg (1 of 3)
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British Dictionary definitions for eg (2 of 3)
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abbreviation of Latin exemplia gratia "for the sake of example."
Culture definitions for eg
An abbreviation meaning “for example.” It is short for the Latin exempli gratia, “for the sake of example.” A list of examples may be preceded by e.g.: “She loved exotic fruit, e.g., mangoes, passion fruit, and papayas.” (Compare i.e.)