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laggen-gird

[lag-uh n-gurd; Scot. lag-uh n-gird]
noun Scot. and North England.
  1. the bottom hoop securing the staves of a tub or barrel.
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Idioms
  1. cast a laggen-gird, to sire an illegitimate child.
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Origin of laggen-gird

First recorded in 1710–20
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