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[dag] /dæg/
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
1350-1400; Middle English dagge < ?; compare Old French dague dagger

dag2

[dag] /dæg/
noun, Australian and New Zealand Informal.
1.
an amusing, unusual person.
Origin
1885-90; origin uncertain

Dag

[dahg, dag] /dɑg, dæg/
noun
1.
a male given name.

dag

1.
dekagram; dekagrams.
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British Dictionary definitions for dag

dag1

/dæɡ/
noun
1.
short for daglock
2.
(NZ, informal) rattle one's dags, to hurry up
verb dags, dagging, dagged
3.
to cut the daglock away from (a sheep)
Derived Forms
dagger, noun
Word Origin
C18: of obscure origin

dag2

/dæɡ/
noun (Austral & NZ, informal)
1.
a character; eccentric
2.
a person who is untidily dressed
3.
a person with a good sense of humour
Word Origin
back formation from daggy
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Word Origin and History for dag
n.

"thin rain, drizzle, wet fog," late 17c., from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse dögg, plural daggir "dew," from Proto-Germanic *daowo- (cf. Old English deaw; see dew).

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dag in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for dag

dag

decagram

DAG

diacylglycerol
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