Disgorged
Disgorge Dis*gorge", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disgorged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disgorging}.] [F. d['e]gorger, earlier desgorger; pref. d['e]-, des- (L. dis-) + gorge. See {Gorge}.] 1. To eject or discharge by the throat and mouth; to vomit; to pour forth or throw out with violence, as if from the mouth; to discharge violently or in great quantities from a confined place. [1913 Webster]

This mountain when it rageth, . . . casteth forth huge stones, disgorgeth brimstone. --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster]

They loudly laughed To see his heaving breast disgorge the briny draught. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To give up unwillingly as what one has wrongfully seized and appropriated; to make restitution of; to surrender; as, he was compelled to disgorge his ill-gotten gains. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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