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 (lăg′ən) also li·gan (lī′gən) or lag·end (lăg′ənd)
Cargo or equipment thrown into the sea but attached to a float or buoy so that it can be recovered.

[French, from Old French, possibly from Old Norse lögn, lagn-; see legh- in Indo-European roots.]
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(ˈlæɡən) or


(Nautical Terms) goods or wreckage on the sea bed, sometimes attached to a buoy to permit recovery. Compare flotsam, jetsam
[C16: from Old French lagan, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse lögn dragnet]
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(ˈlæg ən)

goods thrown or sunk in the sea but attached to a buoy so that they may be recovered.
[1525–35; < Middle French]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lagan - goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered
wreckage - the remaining parts of something that has been wrecked; "they searched the wreckage for signs of survivors"
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