congest

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congest (plural congests)

  1. (Ireland, Scotland, agriculture, historical) a farmer whose lands do not support him adequately.

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congest (third-person singular simple present congests, present participle congesting, simple past and past participle congested)

  1. 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.

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