skag

[ skag ]
/ skæg /
|

noun Slang.


Nearby words

  1. sjögren's syndrome,
  2. sk,
  3. sk.,
  4. sk8,
  5. ska,
  6. skagen,
  7. skagerrak,
  8. skagway,
  9. skaif,
  10. skald

scag

or skag

[ skag ]
/ skæg /

noun Slang.

Origin of scag

First recorded in 1965–70; of obscure origin; compare earlier scag cigarette butt

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Examples from the Web for skag

  • A piece of keel or skag can be added at the stern end, if desired, as shown in Fig. 418.

    Woodworking for Beginners|Charles Gardner Wheeler


British Dictionary definitions for skag

skag

/ (skæɡ) /

noun

a variant spelling of scag 1

scag

1

skag

/ (skæɡ) /

noun

a slang name for heroin

scag

2
/ (skæɡ) South Wales and Southwest English dialect /

noun

a tear in a garment or piece of cloth

verb scags, scagging or scagged

(tr) to make a tear in (cloth)

Word Origin for scag

apparently related to Old Norse skaga to project

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Word Origin and History for skag
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