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teg

[teg] /tɛg/
noun
1.
Animal Husbandry.
  1. a two-year-old sheep that has not been shorn.
  2. the wool shorn from such a sheep.
2.
Chiefly British. a two-year-old doe.
3.
British Dialect. a yearling sheep.
Also, tegg.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; origin uncertain
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British Dictionary definitions for teg

teg

/tɛɡ/
noun
1.
a two-year-old sheep
2.
the fleece of a two-year-old sheep
Word Origin
C16: of unknown origin
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Word Origin and History for teg
n.

sheep in its second year, 1520s, of uncertain origin, perhaps from a Scandinavian source (cf. Swedish tacka "ewe").

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Related Abbreviations for teg

TEG

tetraethylene glycol
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