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lagen

[lag-uh n]
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noun Scot. and North England.
  1. laggin.

laggin

or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len

[lag-uh n]
noun Scot. and North England.
  1. Usually laggins. the staves at the bottom of a barrel, cask, or other hooped vessel.
  2. the inner angle of a wooden dish, formed by the meeting of the sides and bottom.

Origin of laggin

1580–90; lagg (< Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing3
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Historical Examples

  • Hunde lagen an der Kette und hatten nichts zu fressen und zu saufen und ber ihnen brannten die Huser.

    German Atrocities from German Evidence

    Joseph Bdier

  • Gleich am Eingange lagen ca. 50 erschossene Brger, die meuchlings auf unsre Truppen gefeuert hatten.