eagre

noun
ea·​gre
variants: or eager or less commonly aegir \ ˈēgə(r) , ˈāg-​ \

Definition of eagre

: a tidal flood or flow : bore

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History and Etymology for eagre

alteration of earlier higre, from (assumed) Middle English higre (whence Medieval Latin higra)

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