fag in mouth he dozed, was startled into wakefulness by a call from the Padre.
fag, a schoolboy who performs a servants offices to a superior school-mate.
"fag wanted," Sinclair murmured, hardly looking up from his imposition.
Sentimental writers have gushed over the beautiful relation which it establishes between fag-Master and fag.
fagg′oting, fag′oting, a kind of embroidery in which some of the cross-threads are drawn together in the middle.
Lucy returned to the stage for her scenes in the second act (the last in which she appears) with Sir Lucius and fag.
fag Alley was reached and in its vicinity several machine guns were captured, and the teams either killed or taken prisoners.
fag, a schoolboy who performs a servants offices to a superior schoolmate.
"to droop, decline, tire," 1520s, apparently an alteration of flag (v.) in its sense of "droop." Transitive sense of "to make (someone or something) fatigued" is first attested 1826. Related: Fagged; fagging.
British slang for "cigarette" (originally, especially, the butt of a smoked cigarette), 1888, probably from fag-end "extreme end, loose piece" (1610s), from fag "loose piece" (late 15c.), which is perhaps related to fag (v.).
: frenetic hot-rhythm dancing, the cheap fag jokes/ like a fag party
(also fagout) To fatigue; exhaust •The sense ''to study hard, go without sleep,'' is attested in Cambridge University slang by 1803: This sort of work fags me quickly (1930+)
[origin unknown; the ''homosexual'' sense may be connected with the British term fag, ''the boy servant, and inferentially the catamite, of a public-school upperclassman''; perhaps influenced by Yiddish faygele, ''homosexual,'' literally ''bird, little bird'']