JAG

jag

(noun) a bout of drinking or drug taking

jag, dag

(noun) a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing

jag

(noun) a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing

jag

(noun) a sharp projection on an edge or surface; “he clutched a jag of the rock”

jag

(verb) cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Noun

JAG

(legal, military) Acronym of judge advocate general.

Anagrams

• AGJ, JGA

Etymology

Noun

Jag (plural Jags)

(informal) A Jaguar car.

Anagrams

• AGJ, JGA

Etymology 1

Noun

jag (plural jags)

A sharp projection.

A part broken off; a fragment.

(botany) A cleft or division.

(Scotland) A medical injection, a jab.

Verb

jag (third-person singular simple present jags, present participle jagging, simple past and past participle jagged)

To cut unevenly.

(Pittsburgh) To tease.

Etymology 2

Noun

jag (plural jags)

Enough liquor to make a person noticeably drunk; a skinful.

A binge or period of overindulgence; a spree.

A fit, spell, outburst.

A one-horse cart load, or, in modern times, a truck load, of hay or wood.

(Scotland, archaic) A leather bag or wallet; (in the plural) saddlebags.

Anagrams

• AGJ, JGA

Source: Wiktionary


Jag, n. Etym: [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.)

Definition: A cleft or division. Jag bolt, a bolt with a nicked or barbed shank which resists retraction, as when leaded into stone.

Jag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jagged; p. pr. & vb. n. Jagging.]

Definition: 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.

Jag, n. Etym: [Scot. jag, jaug, a leather bag or wallet, a pocket. Cf. Jag a notch.]

Definition: A small load, as of hay or grain in the straw, or of ore. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [Written also jagg.] Forby.

Jag, v. t.

Definition: To carry, as a load; as, to jag hay, etc. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.]

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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