disgorge

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From Middle French desgorger

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disgorge (third-person singular simple present disgorges, present participle disgorging, simple past and past participle disgorged)

  1. To vomit or spew, to discharge.
    • Hakluyt
      This mountain when it rageth [] casteth forth huge stones, disgorgeth brimstone.
    • Dryden
      They loudly laughed / To see his heaving breast disgorge the briny draught.
  2. To surrender (stolen goods or money, for example) unwillingly.
  3. (oenology) To remove traces of yeast from sparkling wine by the méthode champenoise.

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