from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A lock of matted or dung-coated wool.
- n. A hanging end or shred.
- abbr. decagram
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Symbol for the decagram, an SI unit of mass equal to 101 grams.
- n. A hanging end or shred, in particular a long pointed strip of cloth at the edge of a piece of clothing, or one of a row of decorative strips of cloth that may ornament a tent, booth or fairground.
- n. A dangling lock of sheep’s wool matted with dung.
- v. To shear the hindquarters of a sheep in order to remove dags or prevent their formation.
- n. A skewer.
- n. A spit, a sharpened rod used for roasting food over a fire.
- v. To skewer food, for roasting over a fire
- v. To cut or slash the edge of a garment into dags
- interj. Expressing shock, awe or surprise; used as a general intensifier.
- n. One who dresses unfashionably or without apparent care about appearance.
- n. A directed acyclic graph; an ordered pair such that is a subset of some partial ordering relation on .
- v. To be misty; to drizzle.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A dagger; a poniard.
- n. A large pistol formerly used.
- n. The unbranched antler of a young deer.
- n. A misty shower; dew.
- n. A loose end; a dangling shred.
- transitive v. To daggle or bemire.
- transitive v. To cut into jags or points; to slash.
- intransitive v. To be misty; to drizzle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In parts of Scotland, a thin or gentle rain, a thick fog or mist, or a heavy shower.
- To bedew; daggle.
- To rain gently; drizzle: as, it dags.
- To run thick.
- n. A dagger (which see).
- n. A pistol; a long, heavy pistol, with the handle only slightly curved, formerly in use. Also called, especially in Scotland, tack.
- n. [From the verb.] A stab or thrust with a dagger.
- To pierce or stab with a dagger.
- To cut into slips.
- To cut out a pattern on (the edge of a garment).
- To cut off the skirts of, as the fleece of sheep.
- n. A loose pendent end; a pointed strip or extremity.
- n. Specifically— A leather strap; a shoe-latchet, or the like.
- n. An ornamental pointed form, one of many into which the edge of a garment was cut, producing an effect something like a fringe: used especially in the second half of the fourteenth century. Also spelled dagge.
- n. A short tapering or pointed piece of metal like the point of a dagger, used to interlock timbers with each other, or to form the stabbing or piercing teeth on rolls for breaking coal.
- n. The first antler of a buck, which is slender, almost straight, and without branches, thus resembling a dagger or dag.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 10 grams
- n. a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
Frank and Dean, in an improvisational routine, started calling each other 'dag'.
Even though Frank had used the phrase 'dag' for years as a short version of 'dago' when he was bonding with fellow Italian Americans, Joey -- who had recently been lauded for his defence of Italian Americans on The Jack Paar Show -- became offended and left.
(Frank used to call his buddies of Italian-American heritage the nickname 'dag', 4 shortened version of 'dago', which to Frank meant paisano.)
"I'm a dreadful ` 80s kind of dag, a child of that era," she said.
And if you were Benji's age, you'll remember the party at the roller rink, the Apple II+, the Tears for Fears video and the way everybody said "dag," a word expressive of such complex emotion that you couldn't possibly articulate its meaning.
When Kerry isn't being a total dag, his meta view of Australian cricket is very insightful.
I thought so --- then leave a comment, dag nab it!
By dag in Everything Else on Nov 5, 2009 at 7: 30 am
Altai, Galsan Tschinag has written, comes from ala, multi-coloured, and dag, mountain.
I felt like a bit of a dag but then the lovely Ryan from the George Eastman House said it was also a title he'd wanted to use and that made me feel better.