from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A heavy screw used for wood and having a usually hexagonal or square head.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A flat-headed screw, used principally to attach lags to band-drums.
- noun An iron bolt with a square or hexagonal head and cut with a wood-screw thread. It is cylindrical under the bead, so as to admit of turning after it has entered the wood. In Great Britain called
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- noun a heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[From lag (from its original use in securing barrel staves).]
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