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Meaning of JAG

Pronunciation:  jag

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a bout of drinking or drug taking
  2. [n]  a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
  3. [n]  a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing
  4. [n]  a sharp projection on an edge or surface; "he clutched a jag of the rock"
  5. [v]  cut teeth into; make a jagged cutting edge

JAG is a 3 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: dag
 See Also: cut, flap, garment, intemperance, intemperateness, projection, self-indulgence, serrate, slit



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jag\, n. [Prob. of Celtic origin; cf. W. gag aperture,
    cleft, chink; akin to Ir. & Gael. gag.] [Written also
    1. A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance;
       a denticulation.
             Arethuss arose . . . From rock and from jag.
             Garments thus beset with long jags.   --Holland.
    2. A part broken off; a fragment. --Bp. Hacket.
    3. (Bot.) A cleft or division.
    {Jag bolt}, a bolt with a nicked or barbed shank which
       resists retraction, as when leaded into stone.
  2. \Jag\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jagged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To cut into notches or teeth like those of a saw; to notch.
    [Written also {jagg}.]
    {Jagging iron}, a wheel with a zigzag or jagged edge for
       cutting cakes or pastry into ornamental figures.
  3. \Jag\, n. [Scot. jag, jaug, a leather bag or wallet, a
    pocket. Cf. {Jag} a notch.]
    A small load, as of hay or grain in the straw, or of ore.
    [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.] [Written also {jagg}.] --Forby.
  4. \Jag\, v. t.
    To carry, as a load; as, to jag hay, etc. [Prov. Eng. &
    Colloq. U.S.]
  5. \Jag\, n.
    1. A leather bag or wallet; pl., saddlebags. [Scot.]
    2. Enough liquor to make a man noticeably drunk; a small
       ``load;'' a time or case of drunkeness; -- esp. in phr. To
       have a jag on, to be drunk. [Slang, U. S. & Dial. Eng.]
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