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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Scrag(0.00913 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Scrag.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: lean end of the neck
2: the lean end of a neck of veal [syn: scrag end]
v 1: strangle with an iron collar; “people were garrotted during
the Inquisition in Spain” [syn: garrote, garrotte, garotte]
2: wring the neck of; “The man choked his opponent” [syn: choke]
[also: scragging, scragged]
English → English (gcide)
Scrag \Scrag\, v. t. [Cf. Scrag.]
To seize, pull, or twist the neck of; specif., to hang by the
neck; to kill by hanging. [Colloq.]
An enthusiastic mob will scrag me to a certainty the
day war breaks out. --Pall Mall
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Scrag \Scrag\ (skr[a^]g), n. [Cf. dial. Sw. skraka a great dry
tree, a long, lean man, Gael. sgreagach dry, shriveled,
rocky. See Shrink, and cf. Scrog, Shrag, n.]
1. Something thin, lean, or rough; a bony piece; especially,
a bony neckpiece of meat; hence, humorously or in
contempt, the neck.
Lady MacScrew, who . . . serves up a scrag of mutton
on silver. --Thackeray.
2. A rawboned person. [Low] --Halliwell.
3. A ragged, stunted tree or branch.
Scrag whale (Zo["o]l.), a North Atlantic whalebone whale
(Agaphelus gibbosus). By some it is considered the young
of the right whale.