- a two-year-old sheep that has not been shorn.
- the wool shorn from such a sheep.
Origin of teg
Examples from the Web for teg
Laura luxuriated in the waggon; Teg, less fortunate, trudged behind, begging as he went his food.
Teg was ragged, and none would employ him; begging was so unprofitable there was no living by it.
Teg spat upon her threshold, and went, no one cared or knew whither.
Mrs. Tibs took in the girl, for she must have a drudge; Teg had a penny given him, and the door shut in his face.
British Dictionary definitions for teg
Word Origin for teg
Word Origin and History for teg
sheep in its second year, 1520s, of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish tacka "ewe").