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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X).
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AGERS, adj. Also aggerous; aigers. Greedy, grasping, in gen. but esp. in regard to food, gluttonous, insatiable (Ork. 1929 Marw.). [′ɑgərəs, ′e-]

[Poss. a specif. application of Agalis. See note s.v.]

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