or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len

[ lag-uh n ]
/ ˈlæg ən /

noun Scot. and North England.

Usually laggins. the staves at the bottom of a barrel, cask, or other hooped vessel.
the inner angle of a wooden dish, formed by the meeting of the sides and bottom.

Nearby words

  1. laggard,
  2. laggardly,
  3. laggen,
  4. laggen-gird,
  5. lagger,
  6. lagging,
  7. laggingly,
  8. laghouat,
  9. lagniappe,
  10. lago de nicaragua

Origin of laggin

1580–90; lagg (< Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing3 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for laggin

  • Josh growled, glaring fiercely; 'it was 'im as put me away for my laggin'!

    A Child of the Jago|Arthur Morrison