Definitions for: Dag


[n] a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
[n] 10 grams



Webster (1913) Definition: Dag (d[a^]g), n. [Cf. F. dague, LL. daga, D. dagge (fr.
French); all prob. fr. Celtic; Cf. Gael. dag a pistol, Armor.
dag dagger, W. dager, dagr, Ir. daigear. Cf. Dagger.]
1. A dagger; a poniard. [Obs.] --Johnson.

2. A large pistol formerly used. [Obs.]

The Spaniards discharged their dags, and hurt some.
--Foxe.

A sort of pistol, called dag, was used about the
same time as hand guns and harquebuts. --Grose.

3. (Zo["o]l.) The unbranched antler of a young deer.


Dag, n. [Of Scand. origin; cf. Sw. dagg, Icel. d["o]gg.
[root]71. See Dew.]
A misty shower; dew. [Obs.]


Dag, n. [OE. dagge (cf. Dagger); or cf. AS. d[=a]g what
is dangling.]
A loose end; a dangling shred.

Daglocks, clotted locks hanging in dags or jags at a
sheep's tail. --Wedgwood.


Dag, v. t. [1, from Dag dew. 2, from Dag a loose end.]
1. To daggle or bemire. [Prov. Eng.] --Johnson.

2. To cut into jags or points; to slash; as, to dag a
garment. [Obs.] --Wright.


Dag, v. i.
To be misty; to drizzle. [Prov. Eng.]

Synonyms: decagram, dekagram, dkg, jag

See Also: flap, g, garment, gm, gram, gramme, hectogram, hg, metric weight unit, weight unit

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