verb (used with or without object), engorged, engorging.
to swallow greedily; glut or gorge.
Pathology. to congest with blood.
(pathol) to congest with blood
to eat (food) ravenously or greedily
to gorge (oneself); glut; satiate
1510s, from French engorger “to obstruct, block, congest,” Old French engorgier “to swallow, devour,” from en- (see en- (1)) + gorge “throat” (see gorge (n.)). Probably originally in reference to hawks. Related: Engorged; engorging.
engorge en·gorge (ěn-gôrj’)
v. en·gorged, en·gorg·ing, en·gorg·es
To fill to excess, as with blood or other fluid.
1. . 2. engraved. 3. . 4. . abbreviation 1. engineer 2. engraver 1. engineer 2. engrave 3. engraved 4. engraver 5. engraving
[en-graft, -grahft] /ɛnˈgræft, -ˈgrɑft/ verb (used with object) 1. Horticulture. to insert, as a scion of one tree or plant into another, for propagation: to engraft a peach on a plum. verb (used without object) 2. Surgery. (of living tissue) to become . /ɪnˈɡrɑːft/ verb (transitive) 1. to graft (a shoot, bud, etc) onto a […]
[en-greyl] /ɛnˈgreɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to ornament the edge of with curved indentations. 2. Minting. to make dots or curves on the cylindrical edge of (a coin, medal, etc.) so as to form a pattern. /ɪnˈɡreɪl/ verb 1. (transitive) to decorate or mark (the edge of) (a coin) with small carved notches
[en-greyld] /ɛnˈgreɪld/ adjective, Heraldry. 1. having an edge of a charge consisting of a number of concave curves. [en-greyl] /ɛnˈgreɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to ornament the edge of with curved indentations. 2. Minting. to make dots or curves on the cylindrical edge of (a coin, medal, etc.) so as to form a pattern. […]