scag

scag

[skag]
noun Slang.
Also, skag.


Origin:
1965–70; of obscure origin; compare earlier scag cigarette butt

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scag or skag1 (skæɡ)
 
n
a slang name for heroin
 
skag or skag1
 
n

scag2 (skæɡ)
 
n
1.  a tear in a garment or piece of cloth
 
vb , scags, scagging, scagged
2.  (tr) to make a tear in (cloth)
 
[apparently related to Old Norse skaga to project]

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scag
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scag (skāg)
n.
Heroin.

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scag definition


To destroy the data on a disk, either by corrupting the file system or by causing media damage.
Compare scrog, roach.
[Jargon File]
(1995-01-16)

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