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Eagled

verb Word Formation type: Suffixation
The act of a Boy Scout becoming an Eagle Scout.
 
Eagle Scout was simplified to 'eagle' and then made into a verb to describe a Boy Scout reaching this position. An Eagle Scout is the highest rank that a Boy Scout can attain. The word is typically only used by the Boy Scout population and is not commonly understood by outsiders.
Etymology : The noun 'eagle' + '-ed' the inflectional ending. Eagle itself refers to "Eagle Scout".
Source : "He eagled."
Last modified: 2 December 2011


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