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jag 1

1. A sharp projection; a barb.
a. A hanging flap along the edge of a garment.
b. A slash or slit in a garment exposing material of a different color.
tr.v. jagged, jag·ging, jags
1. To cut jags in; notch.
2. To cut unevenly.
3. Scots To jab sharply; prick.

[Middle English jagge.]

jag′ger n.
jag′less adj.

jag 2

1. Slang
a. A bout of drinking or drug use.
b. A period of overindulgence in an activity; a spree: a shopping jag; a crying jag.
2. A small load or portion.

[Origin unknown.]


judge advocate general


 (jăg′ər), Sir Michael Phillip Known as "Mick." Born 1943.
British rock musician who, as lead singer for the Rolling Stones, co-wrote such songs as "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" (1965) and "Sympathy for the Devil" (1968) with Keith Richards.
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dialect a pedlar or hawker


(Biography) Sir Mick, full name Michael Philip Jagger. born 1943, English rock singer and songwriter: lead vocalist with the Rolling Stones
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References in classic literature ?
"My name," he said, "is Jaggers, and I am a lawyer in London.
"Lord forbidding is pious, but not to the purpose," returned Mr Jaggers. "The question is, Would you want anything?
Jaggers glanced at Joe, as if he considered him a fool for his disinterestedness.
Jaggers. "Recollect the admission you have made, and don't try to go from it presently."
Jaggers, shutting his eyes and nodding his head at Joe, as if he were forgiving him something.
Jaggers, throwing his finger at me sideways, "that he will come into a handsome property.
Jaggers. "I don't recommend him, observe; because I never recommend anybody.
Jaggers, looking shrewdly at me, and then shutting up his eyes while he waited for my answer.
Jaggers, "you should have some new clothes to come in, and they should not be working clothes.
Jaggers, swinging his purse, "what if it was in my instructions to make you a present, as compensation?"
Jaggers had looked on at this, as one who recognized in Joe the village idiot, and in me his keeper.
Jaggers had risen when Joe demonstrated, and had backed near the door.