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  • n. One who carries about a small load; a peddler.
  • n. A jagging iron used for crimping pies, cakes, etc.
  • n. A toothed chisel.
  • n. An offspring of a male jaguar and a female tiger

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who carries about a small load; a peddler. See 2d jag.
  • n. a jagging iron used for crimping pies, cakes, etc.
  • n. A toothed chisel. See jag, v. t.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which jags. Specifically
  • n. A little wheel with a jagged or notched edge, set in a handle, and used in ornamenting pastry, etc. Also called jagging-iron.
  • n. A toothed chisel.
  • n. One who works draft-horses for hire.
  • n. One who carries a jag or wallet; a peddler.
  • n. The rough projection raised by nicking a piece of metal with a chisel; a jag.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. English rock star (born in 1943)

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