variants: or segg \ ˈseg \
plural -s

Definition of seg

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dialectal, British
: an animal (as a bull or boar) when castrated as a mature adult
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plural -s

Definition of seg (Entry 2 of 3)

dialectal, England

Definition of seg (Entry 3 of 3)


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History and Etymology for seg

Noun (1)

probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Danish dialect seeg, sæg pig castrated at maturity

Noun (2)

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse sigg callus

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