skag

[ skag ]
/ skæg /

noun Slang.

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Definition for skag (2 of 2)

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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Example sentences 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 (1 of 3)

skag
/ (skæɡ) /

noun

a variant spelling of scag 1

British Dictionary definitions for skag (2 of 3)

scag1

skag

/ (skæɡ) /

noun

a slang name for heroin

British Dictionary definitions for skag (3 of 3)

scag2
/ (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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