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  • adj. Having or covered with shaggy hair.
  • adj. Unkempt; clothed in rags; ragged.
  • adj. Of garments and fabrics: having a rough or long nap.
  • adj. Covered with scrub, trees, or rough or shaggy growth.
  • adj. Jagged; having a rough, uneven surface.
  • adj. Of hair: long; rough; shaggy.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of shag.
  • adj. Extremely tired

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shaggy; rough.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Rough, coarse, thick, or unkempt: long and tangled; shaggy.
  • Figuratively, covered with scrub, or with some scrubby growth; rugged; rough: as, shagged hillsides.

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

  • adj. having a very rough nap or covered with hanging shags

Etymologies

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From Old English sceacgede, from sceacga ("shag")

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Origin uncertain. Perhaps related to fagged or to shag

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