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Definition of JAG

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Jag \Jag\, v. t.
     To carry, as a load; as, to jag hay, etc. [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] JAG

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

JAG \JAG\, JAG \J.A.G\, n. (Mil.)
     Same as {Judge-Advocate General}. [Acronym]
     [PJC] Jaganatha
     Jagannatha
     Jagannath

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Jag \Jag\ (j[a^]g), n. [Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. gag aperture, cleft, chink; akin to Ir. & Gael. gag.] [Written also {jagg}.] [1913 Webster]
     1. A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation. [1913 Webster]

              Arethuss arose . . .
              From rock and from jag.               --Shelley. [1913 Webster]

              Garments thus beset with long jags.   --Holland. [1913 Webster]

     2. A part broken off; a fragment. --Bp. Hacket. [1913 Webster]

     3. (Bot.) A cleft or division.
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     4. A leather bag or wallet; pl., saddlebags. [Scot.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

     5. 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.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

     {Jag bolt}, a bolt with a nicked or barbed shank which resists retraction, as when leaded into stone. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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}.] [1913 Webster]

     {Jagging iron}, a wheel with a zigzag or jagged edge for cutting cakes or pastry into ornamental figures. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

92 Moby Thesaurus words for "jag":
     Vandyke, bacchanal, bacchanalia, bacchanalian, bat, bear, bender, binge, blaze, booze, bout, buck, bum, bust, carousal, carouse, celebration, chop, cleft, cog, comb, compotation, convey, crag, crena, crenellate, crenulate, crimp, cut, debauch, depression, drinking bout, drunk, drunken carousal, fang, ferry, gash, guzzle, hack, harrow, hump, incise, incision, indent, indentation, jab, jog, joggle, kerf, knurl, lug, machicolate, mill, nick, nock, notch, orgy, pack, peak, pecten, picot, pink, potation, projection, pub-crawl, puncture, rake, ratchet, sawtooth, scallop, scarify, score, scotch, serrate, slash, snag, snaggle, soak, souse, spire, spree, sprocket, spur, stab, steeple, symposium, tear, toot, tooth, tote, transport, wassail


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