Brit. a high tidal wave in an estuary; bore
Origin of eagreBritish dialect, dialectal form, probably ultimately ; from Old English eagor, flood, high tide, akin to Old Norse ægir, ocean ; from Indo-European an unverified form ?kw-, variant, variety of base an unverified form akwa-, water from source Classical Latin aqua
Origin of eagreOrigin unknown.
(comparative more eagre, superlative most eagre)
- Obsolete form of eager.
- a tidal bore
From Old English eágor (“water, sea”)