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lag·an(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.
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[C16: from Old French lagan, probably of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse lögn dragnet]
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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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|Noun||1.||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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