lagger

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[lag-er]

noun

a laggard.

Origin of lagger

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lagger

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[lag-er]

noun Chiefly British Slang.

a convict or ex-convict.

Origin of lagger

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First recorded in 1810–20; lag2 + -er1
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Historical Examples of lagger

  • “Quick,” growled Pete fiercely; and he gave the lagger a sharp thrust with his elbow.

    Nic Revel

    George Manville Fenn