Jag

Definition of Jag

Pronunciation: jăg
n.1.
1.A notch; a cleft; a barb; a ragged or sharp protuberance; a denticulation.
Arethuss arose . . .
From rock and from jag.
- Shelley.
Garments thus beset with long jags.
- Holland.
2.A part broken off; a fragment.
3.(Bot.) A cleft or division.
4.A leather bag or wallet;
5.Enough liquor to make a man noticeably drunk; a small "load;" a time or case of drunkeness; - esp. in phr. To have a jag on, to be drunk.
Jag bolt
a bolt with a nicked or barbed shank which resists retraction, as when leaded into stone.
v. t.1.To cut into notches or teeth like those of a saw; to notch.
[imp. & p. p. Jagged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Jagging .]
Jagging iron
a wheel with a zigzag or jagged edge for cutting cakes or pastry into ornamental figures.
n.1.A small load, as of hay or grain in the straw, or of ore.
v. t.1.To carry, as a load; as, to jag hay, etc.
n.1.(Mil.) Same as Judge-Advocate General.

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