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scag

or skag

[skag]
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noun Slang.
  1. heroin.
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Origin of scag

First recorded in 1965–70; of obscure origin; compare earlier scag cigarette butt
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British Dictionary definitions for scag

scag1

skag

noun
  1. a slang name for heroin
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scag2

noun
  1. a tear in a garment or piece of cloth
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verb scags, scagging or scagged
  1. (tr) to make a tear in (cloth)
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Word Origin

apparently related to Old Norse skaga to project
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Word Origin and History for scag

n.

see skag.

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