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laggin

or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len

[ lag-uhn ]

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of laggin1

1580–90; lagg (< Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing 3

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Example Sentences

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

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

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