Scragged
Scragged Scrag"ged, a. 1. Rough with irregular points, or a broken surface; scraggy; as, a scragged backbone. [1913 Webster]

2. Lean and rough; scraggy. [1913 Webster]


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  • scragged — skræg n. lean person or animal, scrawny person or animal; neck of an animal; neck of a person (Slang) v. (Slang) strangle, choke; kill by hanging …   English contemporary dictionary

  • scragged — a. Rough, scraggy …   New dictionary of synonyms

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  • Scragger — Scraggy Scrag gy, a. [Compar. {Scragger}; superl. {Scraggiest}.] 1. Rough with irregular points; scragged. A scraggy rock. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] 2. Lean and rough; scragged. His sinewy, scraggy neck. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scraggiest — Scraggy Scrag gy, a. [Compar. {Scragger}; superl. {Scraggiest}.] 1. Rough with irregular points; scragged. A scraggy rock. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] 2. Lean and rough; scragged. His sinewy, scraggy neck. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scraggy — Scrag gy, a. [Compar. {Scragger}; superl. {Scraggiest}.] 1. Rough with irregular points; scragged. A scraggy rock. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] 2. Lean and rough; scragged. His sinewy, scraggy neck. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scraggy — adjective a) Rough with irregular points; scragged. b) Lean and rough; scragged …   Wiktionary

  • Scraggedness — Scrag ged*ness, n. Quality or state of being scragged. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scrag — I. noun Etymology: perhaps alteration of 2crag Date: 1542 1. a rawboned or scrawny person or animal 2. a. the lean end of a neck of mutton or veal called also scrag end b. neck II. transitive verb ( …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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