(Egg"hot`) n. A kind of posset made of eggs, brandy, sugar, and ale. Lamb.
(Egg"ler) n. One who gathers, or deals in, eggs.
(Egg`nog") n. A drink consisting of eggs beaten up with sugar, milk, and (usually) wine or spirits.
(Egg"plant`) n. (Bot.) A plant of East Indian origin, allied to the tomato, and bearing a large,
smooth, edible fruit, shaped somewhat like an egg; mad-apple.
(Egg"-shaped`) a. Resembling an egg in form; ovoid.
1. The shell or exterior covering of an egg. Also used figuratively for anything resembling an eggshell.
2. (Zoöl.) A smooth, white, marine, gastropod shell of the genus Ovulum, resembling an egg in form.
(Egg" squash`) A variety of squash with small egg-shaped fruit.
(E"ghen) n. pl. Eyes. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Eg`i*lop"ic*al) a. [See Ægilops.] (Med.) Pertaining to, of the nature of, or affected with, an ægilops,
or tumor in the corner of the eye.
(Eg"i*lops) n. See Ægilops.
(E*glan"du*lose` E*glan"du*lous) a. [Pref. e- + glandulose, glandulosus.] Destitute of
(Eg"lan*tine) n. [F. églantine, fr. OF. aiglent brier, hip tree, fr. (assumed) LL. acuculentus,
fr. a dim. of L. acus needle; cf. F. aiguille needle. Cf. Aglet.] (Bot.) (a) A species of rose (Rosa
Eglanteria), with fragrant foliage and flowers of various colors. (b) The sweetbrier (R. rubiginosa).
Milton, in the following lines, has applied the name to some twining plant, perhaps the honeysuckle.
Through the sweetbrier, or the vine,L'Allegro, 47.
Or the twisted eglantine.
"In our early writers and in Gerarde and the herbalists, it was a shrub with white flowers." Dr. Prior.
(Eg"la*tere) n. Eglantine. [Obs. or R.] [Written also eglantere.] Tennyson.
(Eg"ling) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zoöl.) The European perch when two years old. [Prov. Eng.]
(E*glom"er*ate) v. t. [Pref. e- + glomerate.] To unwind, as a thread from a ball. [R.]
(E"go) n. [L., I.] (Met.) The conscious and permanent subject of all psychical experiences, whether
held to be directly known or the product of reflective thought; opposed to non-ego.
(E*go"i*cal) a. Pertaining to egoism. [R.]
(E"go*ism) n. [F. égoïsme, fr. L. -ego I. See I, and cf. Egotism.]
1. (Philos.) The doctrine of certain extreme adherents or disciples of Descartes and Johann Gottlieb
Fichte, which finds all the elements of knowledge in the ego and the relations which it implies or provides