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jag


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jag  \Jag\,  n.  [Prob.  of  Celtic  origin;  cf  W.  gag  aperture, 
  cleft,  chink;  akin  to  Ir  &  Gael.  gag.]  [Written  also 
  {jagg}.] 
  1.  A  notch;  a  cleft;  a  barb;  a  ragged  or  sharp  protuberance; 
  a  denticulation. 
 
  Arethuss  arose  .  .  .  From  rock  and  from  jag. 
  --Shelley. 
 
  Garments  thus  beset  with  long  jags.  --Holland. 
 
  2.  A  part  broken  off  a  fragment.  --Bp.  Hacket. 
 
  3.  (Bot.)  A  cleft  or  division. 
 
  {Jag  bolt},  a  bolt  with  a  nicked  or  barbed  shank  which 
  resists  retraction,  as  when  leaded  into  stone. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jag  \Jag\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jagged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jagging}.] 
  To  cut  into  notches  or  teeth  like  those  of  a  saw;  to  notch. 
  [Written  also  {jagg}.] 
 
  {Jagging  iron},  a  wheel  with  a  zigzag  or  jagged  edge  for 
  cutting  cakes  or  pastry  into  ornamental  figures. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jag  \Jag\,  n.  [Scot.  jag,  jaug,  a  leather  bag  or  wallet,  a 
  pocket.  Cf  {Jag}  a  notch.] 
  A  small  load,  as  of  hay  or  grain  in  the  straw,  or  of  ore. 
  [Prov.  Eng.  &  Colloq.  U.S.]  [Written  also  {jagg}.]  --Forby. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jag  \Jag\,  v.  t. 
  To  carry,  as  a  load;  as  to  jag  hay,  etc  [Prov.  Eng.  & 
  Colloq.  U.S.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jag  \Jag\,  n. 
  1.  A  leather  bag  or  wallet;  pl.,  saddlebags.  [Scot.] 
 
  2.  Enough  liquor  to  make  a  man  noticeably  drunk;  a  small 
  ``load;''  a  time  or  case  of  drunkeness;  --  esp.  in  phr.  To 
  have  a  jag  on  to  be  drunk.  [Slang,  U.  S.  &  Dial.  Eng.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jag 
  n  :  a  bout  of  drinking  or  drug  taking 
  v  :  cut  teeth  into  make  a  jagged  cutting  edge 




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