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lag screw

noun
1.
a heavy wood screw having a square or hexagonal head driven by a wrench.
Also called coach screw, lag bolt.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75

lag-screw

[lag-skroo] /ˈlægˌskru/
verb (used with object)
1.
to fasten with a lag screw.
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lag screw

noun
1.
a woodscrew with a square head
Word Origin
from lag³; the screw was originally used to fasten barrel staves
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