dag

dag

1 [dag]
noun
1.
one of a series of decorative scallops or foliations along the edge of a garment, cloth, etc.
2.
Scot. daglock.
verb (used with object), dagged, dagging.
3.
to edge (a garment, cloth, etc.) with decorative scallops or the like.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English dagge < ?; compare Old French dague dagger

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dag

2 [dag]
noun Australian and New Zealand Informal.
an amusing, unusual person.

Origin:
1885–90; origin uncertain

Dag

[dahg, dag]
noun
a male given name.

dag

dekagram; dekagrams.
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dag1 (dæɡ)
 
n
1.  short for daglock
2.  informal (NZ) rattle one's dags to hurry up
 
vb , dags, dagging, dagged
3.  to cut the daglock away from (a sheep)
 
[C18: of obscure origin]
 
'dagger1
 
n

dag2 (dæɡ)
 
n
1.  a character; eccentric
2.  a person who is untidily dressed
3.  a person with a good sense of humour
 
[back formation from daggy]

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Word Origin & History

dag
"thin rain, drizzle, wet fog," late 17c., from a Norse source, cf. O.N. dögg, pl. daggir "dew," from P.Gmc. *daowo- (cf. O.E. deaw; see dew).
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DAG definition


1. Data Address Generator.
2. directed acyclic graph.
(1997-08-30)

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
dag
decagram
DAG
diacylglycerol
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