Dag

Interjection

  • (US, informal) Expressing shock, awe or surprise; used as a general intensifier.

Noun

  • A skewer.
  • (obsolete) A kind of large pistol.
  • (graph theory) A directed acyclic graph; an ordered pair such that is a subset of some partial ordering relation on .
  • A hanging end or shred, in particular a long pointed strip of cloth at the edge of a piece of clothing, or one of a row of decorative strips of cloth that may ornament a tent, booth or fairground.
  • (obsolete) A dagger; a poniard.
  • (Australia slang, New Zealand derogatory slang) One who dresses unfashionably or without apparent care about appearance.
  • A spit, a sharpened rod used for roasting food over a fire.
  • The unbranched antler of a young deer.
  • A misty shower; dew.
  • A dangling lock of sheep’s wool matted with dung.

Verb

  • (transitive) To cut or slash the edge of a garment into dags
  • To daggle or bemire.
  • (transitive) To skewer food, for roasting over a fire
  • (Britain, dialect) To be misty; to drizzle.
  • To shear the hindquarters of a sheep in order to remove dags or prevent their formation.

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