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'egg' - used as a noun
1. animal reproductive body consisting of an ovum or embryo together with nutritive and protective envelopes; especially the thin-shelled reproductive body laid by e.g. female birds
2. oval reproductive body of a fowl (especially a hen) used as food
3. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

'egg' - used as a verb
4. throw eggs at
5. coat with beaten egg
egg a schnitzel
6. urge on; cause to act
They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window

derived forms
1. Egg / Plural
2. Egg / Past
3. Egg / Third Person
4. Egg / Present Participle
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    It may be hard for an egg to turn into a bird: it would be a jolly sight harder for it to learn to fly while remaining an egg. We are like eggs at present. And you cannot go on indefinitely being just an ordinary, decent egg. We must be hatched or go bad. - Click here to find out.
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    In 1989, the space shuttle Discovery carried 32 fertilized chicken eggs into orbit.