|Main Entry:||hundred-year egg|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||any egg (usu. chicken) that has been preserved by being covered with a coating of lime, ashes, and salt before being shallowly buried for 100 days and which then has a pungent cheeselike flavor; also called century egg, thousand-year egg, Ming Dynasty egg, ancient egg, fermented egg, also written hundred-year-old egg|
|a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
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