from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having protuberances, knobs or knots
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of knag.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Full of knots; knaggy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Provided with hooks or teeth; jagged.
- Formed into knots; knotty.
- Decorated with knags, as an article of dress.
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At dawn he sent us bad plantains, wheaten crusts, and cups of unpalatable coffee-tea , and, assisted by a crone more decrepid than himself, prepared for me his water - pipe, a gourd fitted with two reeds and a tile of baked clay by way of bowl: now he "knagged" at the slave girls, who were slow to work, then burst into a fury because some visitor ate Kat without offering it to him, or crossed the royal threshold in sandal or slipper.
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