Cast laggen gird

laggen-gird

[lag-uhn-gurd; Scot. lag-uhn-gird]
noun Scot. and North England.
1.
the bottom hoop securing the staves of a tub or barrel.
Idioms
2.
cast a laggen-gird, to sire an illegitimate child.

Origin:
1710–20

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