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laggin

or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len

[ lag-uhn ]
/ ˈlæg ən /
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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.
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Origin of laggin

1580–90; lagg (<Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing3
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How to use laggin in a sentence

  • When he gied the word, hieland foot was never slow and hieland bluid was never laggin'.

    St. Cuthbert's|Robert E. Knowles
  • Josh growled, glaring fiercely; 'it was 'im as put me away for my laggin'!

    A Child of the Jago|Arthur Morrison
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