clag


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clag

(klæɡ)
n
sticky mud
vb (intr) , clags, clagged or clagging
to stick, as mud
[C16: perhaps of Scandinavian origin, related to Danish klag sticky mud]
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Claggart se naam kan met die verouderde Engelse werkwoord clag verbind word, wat beteken "to stick closely to something in an unhealthy manner" (Cooke, 1993:19).
OTHERS: addle 'to earn, gain'; algate 'always, in every way, in any case'; bain 'ready, willing'; baiter 'to dance'; bask 'bitter, irritating to the senses'; clag 'to bedaub, clog'; hag 'to cut, hew, chop'; nait 'useful, good at need'; ra 'a sail-yard'; risp 'to rub, to grate together; to rasp or file'; scraw 'a scroll or tag of parchment or leather'; slape 'slippery, smooth; also crafty, cunning, deceitful'; snod 'smooth, sleek; even'; stoop 'a post, pillar'; streak "to stroke; to make level, flat or even; to rub or smear; to spread, lay evenly'; uthe 'harmony'; withgang 'success, advantage, profit';
The idea here was to seek evidence in support of the hypothesis that Shetland speech is more 'Scandinavian' than that of Orkney, inasmuch as Shetlanders observe more closely than do Orcadians the Scandinavian pattern whereby if a vowel is long the following consonant is short, and vice versa (there is, in other words, a more robust V:C/VC: alternation in pairs like clag 'to clog' and claag 'to gossip, chatter' or back and bauk 'baulk, hen roost' in Shetland than in Orkney).
9 CLAG Using the estimated logit, probabilities of recession (or expansion) can be calculated as follows: p = |e.
Twenty-four pilots got themselves into trouble doing everything from ignoring the MDA or DH on an instrument approach in foul weather and flying into the ground to trying to fly VFR into IMC--frequently in mountainous terrain--or simply being unable to control the airplane in the clag.
There are few finer feelings than sitting at altitude in the clag, knowing that you're spring-loaded for anything.
Nearly every year, the National Air Traffic Controllers Association gives at least one award to a controller who talked a VFR pilot stranded on top through the clag and back to the ground.
On a good day, Glencoe's Spring Run is as gorgeous as any of Europe's top pistes but when the clag and mizzle set in it can be seriously grim.
Today a variety of options are available for the management of pterygium including irradiation, CLAG, AMT and application of mytomycin C.
It doesn't like being handled and can mush up; when cooked, it can dry out quicker than St Barts after rainfall, pearly flesh reduced to grey clag.
CLAG co-ordinator Chris Draper welcomed the stay of execution.