auget

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French, diminutive of auge ‎(trough), from Latin alveus ‎(hollow), from alvus ‎(belly).

Noun[edit]

auget ‎(plural augets)

  1. (mining) A priming tube connecting the charge chamber with the gallery, or place where the slow match is applied.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

auget m ‎(plural augets)

  1. A small feeding trough for cage-birds
  2. The bucket of a waterwheel

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

auget

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of augeō

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

auget n

  1. singular definite of auge