From Old Norse eggja (“to incite"), from egg (“edge")
A variant of the archaic "edge on."
Egg-on Sentence Examples
This change is seen in the transformation of the " white " of an egg on boiling.
del Salvatore, the Megaris of Pliny), now joined to the shore at the foot of the Pizzofalcone by an archsupported causeway, stands the Castel dell' Ovo (so called from its shape, though medieval legend associates the name with the enchanted egg on which the magician Virgil made the safety of the city to depend), which dates from 1154.
craved attention by wearing odd socks, appearing in a friend's home movie with a fried egg on her stomach.
A Buck rarebit is a welsh rarebit with a fried egg on top.
A Buck Rarebit is a welsh rarebit with a fried egg on top.