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scrag

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noun \ˈskrag\

Definition of scrag

  1. 1 :  a rawboned or scrawny person or animal

  2. 2a :  the lean end of a neck of mutton or veal —called also scrag endb :  neck



Origin and Etymology of scrag

perhaps alteration of 2crag


First Known Use: 1542


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scrag

transitive verb

Definition of scrag

scragged

scragging

  1. 1a :  to execute by hanging or garrotingb :  to wring the neck of

  2. 2a :  chokeb :  manhandle 1c :  kill, murder



1752

First Known Use of scrag

1752


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