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lag-screw

[lag-skroo] /ˈlægˌskru/
verb (used with object)
1.
to fasten with a lag screw.

lag screw

noun
1.
a heavy wood screw having a square or hexagonal head driven by a wrench.
Also called coach screw, lag bolt.
Origin of lag screw
1870-1875
1870-75
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British Dictionary definitions for lag-screw

lag screw

noun
1.
a woodscrew with a square head
Word Origin
from lag³; the screw was originally used to fasten barrel staves
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