lag screw

a heavy wood screw having a square or hexagonal head driven by a wrench.
Also called coach screw, lag bolt.

1870–75 Unabridged


verb (used with object)
to fasten with a lag screw. Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
lag screw
a woodscrew with a square head
[from lag³; the screw was originally used to fasten barrel staves]

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