Definition of Fagging

1. n. Laborious drudgery; esp., the acting as a drudge for another at an English school.



Definition of Fagging

1. Verb. (present participle of fag) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fagging

1. fag [v] - See also: fag

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fagging

fag stags
fagaceous
fagboys
fagface
fagfaces
fagged
fagged out
faggeries
faggery
faggier
faggiest
fagging (current term)
faggings
faggot up
faggoted
faggoting
faggotings
faggotries
faggots
fagins
faglet
faglets

Literary usage of Fagging

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1. The School Journal (1906)
"We need say little about the terrible fagging of olden days at these schools; ... The fagging carried on to-day at the schools mentioned is a practice and ..."

2. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People by Chambers, W. and R., publ (1876)
"All cases of difficulty arising out of fagging are within the jurisdiction ... Such are the main features of fagging at the present day—the idea pervading ..."

3. Memories of Eton and Etonians: Including My Life at Eton, 1854-1863, and by Alfred Lubbock, Robin. Lubbock (1899)
"Duties of fags—No cricket fagging—Dictating punishments—Influence of fag-masters—Beneficial effect of the system—Little bullying at Eton—" Drawing "—" Fat ..."

4. Individual Training in Our Colleges by Clarence Frank Birdseye (1907)
"5 fagging. \ fagging like that in the English schools was authorized and regulated at Harvard and ..."

5. Thomas and Matthew Arnold and Their Influence on English Education by Joshua Girling Fitch (1898)
"... of school life — fagging — Luxury and idleness — Expulsion — Religious lessons — Chapel services — School sermons — Extravagance — Home influence ..."

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