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 for eagre
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Eagre \Ea"gre\, n. [AS. e['a]gor, ?gor, in comp., water, sea,
     e['a]gor-stre['a]m water stream, sea.]
     A wave, or two or three successive waves, of great height and
     violence, at flood tide moving up an estuary or river; --
     commonly called the bore or tidal bore. See Bore.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by
           colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) [syn:
           tidal bore, bore, eagre, aegir, eager]

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