regorge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v regorge eject the contents of the stomach through the mouth "After drinking too much, the students vomited","He purged continuously","The patient regurgitated the food we gave him last night"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Regorge To swallow again; to swallow back. "Tides at highest mark regorge the flood."
    • Regorge To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • regorge To vomit up; eject from the stomach; throw back or out again.
    • regorge To swallow again or back.
    • regorge To devour to repletion.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Regorge rē-gorj′ to swallow again:
    • v.t Regorge rē-gorj′ (Milt.) to swallow eagerly: to vomit, to throw back.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. regorder,; re-, + gorger, to gorge. Cf. Regurgitate

Usage

In literature:

Paris is what, in figurative speech, they call 'flooded with pamphlets (regorge de brochures);' flooded and eddying again.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
When you have regorged what you have taken in, you are the leanest things in nature.
"The Works Of John Dryden, Volume 4 (of 18)" by John Dryden
As to finding them out to make them regorge that was out of the question.
"Christopher Crayon's Recollections The Life and Times of the late James Ewing Ritchie as told by himself" by J. Ewing Ritchie
Bays and passes were swollen to abysses; rivers regorged; the sea marshes changed to roaring wastes of water.
"The Complete Story of the Galveston Horror" by Various
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