- dekagram; dekagrams.
- one of a series of decorative scallops or foliations along the edge of a garment, cloth, etc.
- Scot. daglock.
- to edge (a garment, cloth, etc.) with decorative scallops or the like.
Origin of dag1
- an amusing, unusual person.
Origin of dag2
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for dag
He is the winner of the Kate Webb award and a graduate of the UN Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism Fellowship program.Taliban Deny Peace Talks
October 20, 2010
He is the winner of the Kate Webb Award and a graduate of the U.N. Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism Fellowship program.Taliban Responds to WikiLeaks
July 26, 2010
He is the winner of the Kate Webb award and a graduate of the U.N. Dag Hammarskjöld Journalism Fellowship program.Taliban Commanders See Victory in the Sacking of U.S. General
June 25, 2010
A dag was, in the language of those days, the name for a pistol.Queen Elizabeth
He left his sword ready in the scabbard, and his dag primed for use.Border Ghost Stories
Dag, the son of Dygve, was so wise a man that he understood the language of birds.Sweden
But all this was changed when Dag Daughtry surprised them at a singing lesson.
Dag Daughtry knew, instinctively to be sure, how to get on with dogs.
- short for daglock
- rattle one's dags NZ informal to hurry up
- to cut the daglock away from (a sheep)
- a character; eccentric
- a person who is untidily dressed
- a person with a good sense of humour
Word Origin and History for dag
"thin rain, drizzle, wet fog," late 17c., from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse dögg, plural daggir "dew," from Proto-Germanic *daowo- (cf. Old English deaw; see dew).