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  • n. A tough old goose.
  • n. Coarse, bad food of any kind.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tough old goose; hence, coarse, bad food of any kind.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Unwholesome; decaying; caggy: as, cagmag meat; hence, inferior: as, cagmag wares.
  • n. A tough old goose.
  • n. Unwholesome or loathsome meat; offal.
  • n. An inferior kind of sheep.


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  • One night Barty and I dined at a little cagmag he used to frequent, where he fared well -- so he said -- for a shilling, which included a glass of stout.

    The Martian


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  • "The late Sir Nicholas Fairbairn escaped rebuke, but not disdain, by describing women MPs as 'mostly hideous — they have no fragrance and I dislike women who deny their femininity. They are just cagmags, scrub heaps, old tattles.'"

    - BBC News, 8 Dec. 2005.

    June 26, 2009

  • Rotten meat; offal; anything worthless.

    November 23, 2007