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congest (plural congests)
- (Ireland, Scotland, agriculture, historical) a farmer whose lands do not support him adequately.
- For usage examples of this term, see Citations:congest#Noun.
- To hinder or block the passage of something moving, for example a fluid, mixture, traffic, people, etc. (due to an excess of this or due to a partial or complete obstruction), resulting in overfilling or overcrowding.