laggen-gird

[ lag-uhn-gurd; Scots lag-uhn-gird ]
/ ˈlæg ənˌgɜrd; Scots ˈlæg ənˌgɪrd /

noun Scot. and North England.

the bottom hoop securing the staves of a tub or barrel.

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Idioms for laggen-gird

    cast a laggen-gird, to sire an illegitimate child.

Origin of laggen-gird

First recorded in 1710–20

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