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lag
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 14
1. Coming tardily after or behind; slow; tardy.
Part of Speech: noun
1. See Graylag.
2. One who lags; that which comes in last.
3. The fag- end; the rump; hence, the lowest class.
5. A stave of a cask, drum, etc.; especially ( Mach.), one of the narrow boards or staves forming the covering of a cylindrical object, as a boiler, or the cylinder of a carding machine or a steam engine.
6. One transported for a crime.
Part of Speech: verb
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to lag; to slacken.
2. To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4.
3. To transport for crime.
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