Dis*gorge" (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Disgorged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Disgorging.] [F. d'egorger, 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.

This mountain when it rageth, . . . casteth forth huge stones, disgorgeth brimstone. Hakluyt.

They loudly laughed To see his heaving breast disgorge the briny draught. Dryden.

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.

 

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Dis*gorge", v. i.

To vomit forth what anything contains; to discharge; to make restitution.

See where it flows, disgorging at seven mouths Into the sea. Milton.

 

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