Definitions

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 coach-screw.

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

  • noun a heavy woodscrew with a square or hexagonal head that is driven in with a wrench

Etymologies

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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