noun \ˈnag\

Definition of knag



  1. 1a obsolete :  a short projection or spur especially from a tree trunk or branch b archaic :  a wooden peg for hanging things on

  2. 2 obsolete :  a prong of an antler

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Origin and Etymology of knag

Middle English knagge, knagg; akin to Middle Low German knagge knot in wood, pin, peg, Swedish knagg knot in wood, lump, Norwegian knagg, knagge pin, peg, handle, and perhaps to Old English cnotta knot — more at knot

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to criticize severely

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