verb (used with object), scragged, scrag·ging.
Origin of scrag
Examples from the Web for scragged
Historical Examples of scragged
"I should have been scragged, and no mistake," said the boy, with a shiver.It Is Never Too Late to Mend
Tell me what happened in the woods after I got scragged and Mike carted me up here?Dorothy Dixon Wins Her Wings
Just in case you get scragged in one of these brawls and I don't?Triplanetary
Edward Elmer Smith
That old man would have been glad to see you scragged, Mr. Ainsleigh.The Mandarin's Fan
Besides, could he not plead that he had repaid the pals who had been scragged?Scenes from a Courtesan's Life
Honore de Balzac
verb scrags, scragging or scragged (tr)
Word Origin for scrag
1540s, "lean person or animal, a raw-bones;" perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian skragg "a lean person;" dialectal Swedish skraka "a great, dry tree; a long, lean man," skragge "old and torn thing," Danish skrog "hull of a ship, carcass," Icelandic skröggr, a nickname of the fox); perhaps from root of shrink.