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Middle English scraggi; akin to English dialect scrag tree stump, uneven ground, Middle English scrogge bush
scrag entry 1
13th century, in the meaning defined above
circa 1611, in the meaning defined above
“Scraggy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scraggy. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.
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