desgorger

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

des- +‎ gorge +‎ -er

Verb[edit]

desgorger

  1. (of a liquid or figuratively) to flow into, to spill into
    • 1556, Marco Polo, translated by E. Groulleau, Le Devisement du monde:
      Oultre que la riviere qui passe par Quinsai descend & se vient desgorger en la mer alendroict de ce port de Canfu, au moyen dequoy infinies marchandises y sont transportées.
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    • 1595, Michel de Montaigne, Essais:
      Entretenez vous en vous-mesme, au pis aller : Comme un conseiller de ma cognoissance, ayant desgorgé une battelée de paragraphes, d’une extreme contention, et pareille ineptie
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  2. to disgorge (regurgitate)

Conjugation[edit]

  • As parler except an extra e is inserted after the final g before a and o.
  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Descendants[edit]