knag


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knag

(næɡ)
n
1. a knot in wood
2. a wooden peg
[C15: perhaps from Low German knagge]
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'If you're ready to come,' said Madame Mantalini, 'you had better begin on Monday morning at nine exactly, and Miss Knag the forewoman shall then have directions to try you with some easy work at first.
Although only one respondent mentioned drawing attention by wearing the KNAG gear, all KNAGs do this and refer to it as 'Nanna-ing Up'.
''Based on the evidence, these charges should have been dismissed,'' Knag told the commission.
The site of the fort is believed to have been chosen because of its strategic position overlooking Knag Burn from a gap in the Whin Sill ridge.
The book is published jointly by the Geographical Faculties of all Dutch universities and the Royal Dutch Geographical Society, KNAG. There is currently no US distributor.
Miss Knag of course replied, that to forget anything Madame Mantalini had directed, was a moral impossibility (Dickens, Nicolas Nickleby).
Sigmund Knag is an independent scholar and author living in Bergen, Norway.
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Miss Knag, the forewoman in Madame Mantalini's dressmaking establishment.