also skag noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1967 slang heroin

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  • scag — (n.) see SKAG (Cf. skag) …   Etymology dictionary

  • scag — [skag] n. [< ?] Slang HEROIN …   English World dictionary

  • scag — /skag/, n. Slang. heroin. Also, skag. [1965 70; of obscure orig.; cf. earlier scag cigarette butt] * * * …   Universalium

  • scag — n An ugly female (offensive). He was seen last night in a sketchy part of town with a scag. 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • scag — (skag) n heroin. This word entered American usage in the later 1960s, probably from black street slang in which skag and skank were used to refer to anything infe rior or unpleasant. The word presumably first referred to low quality narcotics.… …   Contemporary slang

  • scag — 1) fish that become rotten through exposure to the sun (Scottish dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • scag — 1. noun a) heroin b) A woman of loose morals. 2. verb To destroy the data on a disk, either by corrupting the filesystem or by causing media damage. That last power hit scagged the system disk …   Wiktionary

  • SCAG — Sandoz Clinical Assessment Geriatric [Rating] …   Medical dictionary

  • scag — Synonyms and related words: Amytal, Amytal pill, Demerol, Dolophine, H, Luminal, Luminal pill, M, Mickey Finn, Nembutal, Nembutal pill, Seconal, Seconal pill, Tuinal, Tuinal pill, alcohol, amobarbital sodium, analgesic, anodyne, barb, barbiturate …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Scag — heroin …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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