egg

I
n.

1) to hatch; incubate; lay eggs

2) to beat (AE), whisk (BE); boil; fry; poach an egg

3) to candle eggs

4) an addled, bad, rotten egg; boiled; devilled; fried; hard-boiled; poached; raw; Scotch (BE); scrambled; soft-boiled eggs

5) (misc.) a bad/ rotten egg ('a bad person'); a good egg ('a good person'); to have egg on one's face ('to be in an embarrassing position'); (BE) to teach one's grandmother to suck eggs ('to try to tell smb. smt. that they already know')

II

v. (d; tr.) to egg into (to egg smb. into doing smt.)

* * *
[eg]
boiled
devilled
fried
hard-boiled
incubate
lay eggs
poach an egg
poached
rotten egg
scrambled
soft-boiled eggs
a good egg ('a good person')
to have egg on one's face ('to be in an embarrassing position')
(BE) to teach one's grandmother to suck eggs ('to try to tell smb. smt. that they already know')
Scotch (BE)
whisk (BE)
an addled
to . hatch
to candle eggs
(misc.) a bad/ rotten egg ('a bad person')
to beat (AE)
(d; tr.) to egg into (to egg smb. into doing smt.)

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