Daglock
Daglock Dag"lock` (-l[o^]k`), n. [Dag a loose end + lock.] A dirty or clotted lock of wool on a sheep; a taglock. [1913 Webster]

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  • daglock — [dag′läk΄] n. [<ME dagge, a loose, hanging end (< ?) + LOCK2] a lock of wool matted with dirt, dung, etc …   English World dictionary

  • daglock — /dag lok /, n. Scot. a dangling, matted lock of wool on a sheep. [1615 25; DAG1 + LOCK2] * * * …   Universalium

  • daglock — /ˈdæglɒk/ (say daglok) noun → dag1 (def. 1). {daggle + lock2} …   Australian English dictionary

  • daglock — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: dag (I) + lock : a dirty or matted lock of fur, hair, or wool : taglock see dag I * * * /dag lok /, n. Scot. a dangling, matted lock of wool on a sheep. [1615 25; DAG1 + LOCK2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • dag|ging — «DAG ihng», noun. 1. a decorative edging on garments in medieval times. 2. = daglock. (Cf. ↑daglock) ╂[< dag1 + ing1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • dag — dag1 /dag/, n., v., dagged, dagging. n. 1. one of a series of decorative scallops or foliations along the edge of a garment, cloth, etc. 2. Scot. daglock. v.t. 3. to edge (a garment, cloth, etc.) with decorative scallops or the like. [1350 1400;… …   Universalium

  • dag — 1. noun /dæɡ/ a) A hanging end or shred, in particular a long pointed strip of cloth at the edge of a piece of clothing, or one of a row of decorative strips of cloth that may ornament a tent, booth or fairground. He …   Wiktionary

  • dag — rattle your dags Hurry up, get a move on. Dags are clumps of matted wool and dung which hang around a sheep s rear end. When a daggy sheep runs, the dried dags knock together to make a rattling sound. The word dag(originally daglock) was a… …   Australian idioms

  • dag — I. /dæg / (say dag) noun 1. Also, daglock. wool on a sheep s rear quarters which is dirty with mud and excreta. 2. → dag picker. –verb (t) (dagged, dagging) 3. to shear dags from (sheep). –phrase 4. rattle your dags, Colloquial …   Australian English dictionary

  • dag — dag1 [dag] n. [ME dagge] 1. DAGLOCK 2. Obs. a hanging, usually pointed, end dag2 abbrev. dekagram(s) …   English World dictionary

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