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Definitions and meaning of jag

jag

Pronunciation

  • enPR: jăg, IPA(key): /d͡ʒæɡ/
  • Rhymes: -æɡ

Etymology 1

The noun is from late Middle English jagge, the verb is from jaggen.

Noun

jag (plural jags)

  1. A sharp projection.
    • 1600, Philemon Holland, The Romane Historie
      garments thus beset with long jagges and pursles
    • 1798, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, lines 323-7, [1]
      The thick black cloud was cleft, and still / The Moon was at its side; / Like waters shot from some high crag, / The lightning fell with never a jag, / A river steep and wide.
    • 1909, Arthur Symons, London: A Book of Aspects, self-published, p. 3, [2]
      The especial beauty of London is the Thames, and the Thames is so wonderful because the mist is always changing its shapes and colours, always making its light mysterious, and building palaces of cloud out of mere Parliament Houses with their jags and turrets.
    • 1956, C. S. Lewis, The Last Battle, Collins, 1998, Chapter 16,
      Even if you hadn’t been drowned, you would have been smashed to pieces by the terrible weight of water against the countless jags of rock.
  2. A part broken off; a fragment.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hacket to this entry?)
    • 1855, Walt Whitman, "Song of Myself" in Leaves of Grass, page 56:
      I depart as air .... I shake my white locks at the runway sun, / I effuse my flesh in eddies and drift it in lacy jags.
  3. (botany) A cleft or division.
  4. (Scotland) A medical injection, a jab.

Translations

Derived terms
  • jagged
  • jagger

Verb

jag (third-person singular simple present jags, present participle jagging, simple past and past participle jagged)

  1. To cut unevenly.
  2. (Pittsburgh) To tease.

Translations

Etymology 2

Circa 1597; originally "load of broom or furze", variant of British English dialectal chag (tree branch; branch of broom or furze), from Old English ċeacga (broom, furze), from Proto-Germanic *kagô (compare dialectal German Kag (stump, cabbage, stalk), Swedish dialect kage (stumps), Norwegian dialect kage (low bush), of unknown origin.

Noun

jag (plural jags)

  1. Enough liquor to make a person noticeably drunk; a skinful.
  2. A binge or period of overindulgence; a spree.
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, page 88:
      ‘People who spend their money for second-hand sex jags are as nervous as dowagers who can't find the rest-room.’
  3. A fit, spell, outburst.
    • 1985, Peter De Vries, The Prick of Noon, Penguin, Chapter 9, p. 165,
      Of course she did not lose her sense of humor (not necessarily to be confused with her laughing fits, which are crying jags turned inside out according to the shrinks).
    • 1997, Don DeLillo, Underworld, Simon & Schuster, 2007, Part 4, Chapter 1, p. 396, [3]
      Miles had a cold, he always had a cold, it went unnoticed, went without saying, he had coughing jags and slightly woozy eyes, completely unremarked by people who knew him []
  4. A one-horse cart load, or, in modern times, a truck load, of hay or wood.
  5. (Scotland, archaic) A leather bag or wallet; (in the plural) saddlebags.
Derived terms
  • get a jag on
  • have a jag on
Translations

See also

  • Jag
  • JAG

Anagrams

  • AGJ, JGA

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch jacht.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaχ/

Noun

jag (plural jagte)

  1. hunt, pursuit
  2. yacht

Verb

jag (present jag, present participle jagtende, past participle gejag)

  1. to hunt

Related terms

  • jaag

Dalmatian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

jag

  1. needle

References

  • Bartoli, Matteo Giulio, Il Dalmatico: Resti di un’antica lingua romanza parlata da Veglia a Ragusa e sua collocazione nella Romània appenino-balcanica, Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana, 1906, published 2000

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaːɡ/, [jæjˀ]

Noun

jag n (singular definite jaget, plural indefinite jag)

  1. hurry, rush
  2. twinge, (a sudden sharp pain; a darting local pain of momentary continuance; as, a twinge in the arm or side)

Inflection

Verb

jag

  1. imperative of jage

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aːk

Verb

jag

  1. singular imperative of jagen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of jagen

Livonian

Alternative forms

  • jagū
  • (Courland) ja'g

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *jako.

Noun

jag

  1. part

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Verb

jag

  1. imperative of jage

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

jag

  1. imperative of jaga

Romani

Etymology

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀅𑀕𑁆𑀕𑀺 (aggi), from Ashokan Prakrit 𑀅𑀕𑀺 (agi /aggi/), from Sanskrit अग्नि (agní, fire), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hagnís, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁n̥gʷnis. Cognate with Hindi आग (āg), Nepali आगो (āgo), Gujarati આગ (āga), and Punjabi ਅੱਗ (agga).

Noun

jag f (plural jaga)

  1. fire

Swedish

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Swedish iak, jæk, from Old Norse jak (compare Old West Norse ek), from Proto-Norse ᛖᚲ (ek), from Proto-Germanic *ek, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɑː(ɡ)/

Pronoun

jag

  1. I
    Jag läser en bok.
    I'm reading a book.
    Bara du och jag.
    Just you and me.

Declension

Noun

jag n

  1. (psychology) I, self

Declension

Related terms

  • jagkänsla
  • överjag

Yabong

Noun

jag

  1. water

Further reading

  • J. Bullock, R. Gray, H. Paris, D. Pfantz, D. Richardson, A Sociolinguistic Survey of the Yabong, Migum, Nekgini, and Neko (2016)

Zaniza Zapotec

Noun

jag

  1. tree

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to cut unevenly.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)