jag

Definitions


[dʒaɡ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a sharp projection.


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Origin:
late Middle English (in the sense ‘stab, pierce’): perhaps symbolic of sudden movement or unevenness (compare with jam and rag)


[dʒaɡ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- stab, pierce, or prick
(e.g: she jagged herself in the mouth)


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[dʒaɡ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a bout of unrestrained or excessive indulgence in alcohol or drugs, or in a particular emotion or activity
(e.g: a thirty-five minute crying jag)

- a bundle
(e.g: a jag of hay)


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Origin:
late 16th century (in jag (sense 2)): of unknown origin. In the late 18th century the sense was ‘portion, quantity’, later ‘as much alcohol as one can hold’, hence ‘a binge’. jag (sense 1) dates from the early 20th century


[dʒaɡ], (Noun)

Definitions:
- a Jaguar car
(e.g: an E-type Jag)


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Origin:
1950s: abbreviation


[], (Residual)

Definitions:
- Judge Advocate General.


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