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daglock

[ dag-lok ]
/ ˈdægˌlɒk /
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noun Scot.
a dangling, matted lock of wool on a sheep.
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Origin of daglock

First recorded in 1615–25; dag1 + lock2
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British Dictionary definitions for daglock

daglock
/ (ˈdæɡˌlɒk) /

noun
a dung-caked lock of wool around the hindquarters of a sheep

Word Origin for daglock

C17: see dag 1, lock ²
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