daglock

[dag-lok]

noun Scot.

a dangling, matted lock of wool on a sheep.

Nearby words

  1. daggerboard,
  2. daggers drawn, at,
  3. daggle,
  4. daggy,
  5. daghda,
  6. dagmar,
  7. dago,
  8. dago red,
  9. dagoba,
  10. dagobert i

Origin of daglock

First recorded in 1615–25; dag1 + lock2

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British Dictionary definitions for daglock

daglock

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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