Part of speech: verb

To instigate or incite; urge; commonly followed by on.

Part of speech: noun

A body containing the germ and food yolk, as of birds, enclosed in a membranous or shelly covering.

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Usage examples "egg":

  1. Beat the egg until light, add to milk, and use this for liquid. - "Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Household Management", Ministry of Education.
  2. " Don't be afraid," laughed Betty; " we are looking for something worth much more than one little hen's egg." - "Five Little Friends", Sherred Willcox Adams Maud and Miska Petersham.
  3. They must give him some tea and an egg. - "The Freelands", John Galsworthy.