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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Lagging  \Lag"ging\,  n. 
  1.  (Mach.)  The  clothing  (esp.,  an  outer,  wooden  covering),  as 
  of  a  steam  cylinder,  applied  to  prevent  the  radiation  of 
  heat;  a  covering  of  lags;  --  called  also  {deading}  and 
  2.  Lags,  collectively;  narrow  planks  extending  from  one  rib 
  to  another  in  the  centering  of  arches.