Everting
Evert E*vert", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Everted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Everting}.] [L. evertere. See {Everse}.] 1. To overthrow; to subvert. [R.] --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]

2. To turn outwards, or inside out, as an intestine. [1913 Webster]


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