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dag 1

 (dăg)
n.
1. A lock of matted or dung-coated wool.
2. A hanging end or shred.

[Middle English dagge, shred.]

dag 2

abbr.
decagram

dag

(dæɡ)
n
1. (Agriculture) short for daglock
2. rattle one's dags informal NZ to hurry up
vb, dags, dagging or dagged
(Agriculture) to cut the daglock away from (a sheep)
[C18: of obscure origin]
ˈdagger n

dag

(dæɡ)
n
1. a character; eccentric
2. a person who is untidily dressed
3. a person with a good sense of humour
[back formation from daggy]

dag

(dæg)

n.
1. one of a series of decorative scallops or foliations along an edge of cloth.
2. matted wool.
[1350–1400; Middle English dagge]

dag

dekagram.

dag


Past participle: dagged
Gerund: dagging

Imperative
dag
dag
Present
I dag
you dag
he/she/it dags
we dag
you dag
they dag
Preterite
I dagged
you dagged
he/she/it dagged
we dagged
you dagged
they dagged
Present Continuous
I am dagging
you are dagging
he/she/it is dagging
we are dagging
you are dagging
they are dagging
Present Perfect
I have dagged
you have dagged
he/she/it has dagged
we have dagged
you have dagged
they have dagged
Past Continuous
I was dagging
you were dagging
he/she/it was dagging
we were dagging
you were dagging
they were dagging
Past Perfect
I had dagged
you had dagged
he/she/it had dagged
we had dagged
you had dagged
they had dagged
Future
I will dag
you will dag
he/she/it will dag
we will dag
you will dag
they will dag
Future Perfect
I will have dagged
you will have dagged
he/she/it will have dagged
we will have dagged
you will have dagged
they will have dagged
Future Continuous
I will be dagging
you will be dagging
he/she/it will be dagging
we will be dagging
you will be dagging
they will be dagging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dagging
you have been dagging
he/she/it has been dagging
we have been dagging
you have been dagging
they have been dagging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dagging
you will have been dagging
he/she/it will have been dagging
we will have been dagging
you will have been dagging
they will have been dagging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dagging
you had been dagging
he/she/it had been dagging
we had been dagging
you had been dagging
they had been dagging
Conditional
I would dag
you would dag
he/she/it would dag
we would dag
you would dag
they would dag
Past Conditional
I would have dagged
you would have dagged
he/she/it would have dagged
we would have dagged
you would have dagged
they would have dagged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dag - 10 grams
metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gram
g, gm, gram, gramme - a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram
hectogram, hg - 100 grams
2.dag - a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
flap - any broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge; hangs loose or projects freely; "he wrote on the flap of the envelope"
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"

dag

noun (N.Z. informal) joker, comic, wag, wit, comedian, clown, kidder (informal), jester, humorist, prankster He does all these great impersonations - he's such a dag.
rattle your dags (N.Z. informal) hurry up, get a move on, step on it (informal), get your skates on (informal), make haste You'd better rattle your dags and get on with this before the boss gets back.
Translations

dag

n (inf: = shred) → Zottel m, → Zipfel m, → Fetzen m (all inf, pej)
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