or lag·en, lag·gen, leg·len
[ lag-uhn ]
/ 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.
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Origin of laggin
1580–90; lagg (<Old Norse lǫggr stave) + -in, variant of -ing3
Words nearby laggin
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Example sentences 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