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skag

[skag] /skæg/
noun, Slang.
1.
scag.

scag

or skag

[skag] /skæg/
noun, Slang.
1.
Origin of scag
1965-1970
1965-70; of obscure origin; compare earlier scag cigarette butt
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  • A piece of keel or skag can be added at the stern end, if desired, as shown in Fig. 418.

    Woodworking for Beginners Charles Gardner Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for skag

skag

/skæɡ/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of scag1

scag1

/skæɡ/
noun
1.
a slang name for heroin

scag2

/skæɡ/
noun
1.
a tear in a garment or piece of cloth
verb scags, scagging, scagged
2.
(transitive) to make a tear in (cloth)
Word Origin
apparently related to Old Norse skaga to project
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Word Origin and History for skag
n.

"heroin," 1967, American English, earlier "cigarette" (1915), of unknown origin.

scag

n.

see skag.

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skag in Medicine

scag (skāg)
n.
Heroin.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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Slang definitions & phrases for skag

sizzling

adjective

Hot, in any sense: sell some of the sizzling green at a discount (1845+)

scag

Related Terms

skag

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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