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

1580–90; lagg (< Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing3
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  • Laggen, lag′en, n. (Burns) the angle between the side and bottom of a wooden dish.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)