Definition of Lagan

1. Noun. Goods (or wreckage) on the sea bed that is attached to a buoy so that it can be recovered.

Exact synonyms: Lagend, Ligan
Generic synonyms: Wreckage



Definition of Lagan

1. n. & v. See Ligan.

Definition of Lagan

1. Noun. (legal) Goods or materials found or left on the sea floor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lagan

1. goods thrown into the sea with a buoy attached to enable recovery [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lagan

lafayettes
laff
laffed
laffer
laffing
laffittite
laffs
laflammeite
laft
lafte
lafutidine
lag
lag bolt
lag phase
lag screw
lagan (current term)
lagans
lagemorpha
lagena
lagenas
lagend
lagends
lagenian
lageniform
lagenæ
lager
lager beer
lager lout
lager louts
lager top

Literary usage of Lagan

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1. Sketches of North Carolina, Historical and Biographical: Illustrative of the by William Henry Foote (1846)
"It may be gratifying to many to know the names of those thirteen ejected ministers of the lagan, worthy of everlasting remembrance. ..."

2. The Celtic Magazine (1881)
"lagan A' BHAINNE; OK THE MILKY DELL. A LEGEND. WINDING through the valleys, ascending the hills, scaling height after height, like a huge snake creeping its ..."

3. Narrative of a Residence in Ireland During the Summer of 1814, and that of 1815 by Anne Plumptre (1817)
"Vast Tract of Bog.—Arrival at Ballycastle. AT the valley of the lagan commences the curious basaltic region which I was now going to explore. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Heard and Decided in the House of Lords on Appeals and by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1873)
"George M'lagan and Frederick M'lagan, who had been found by inquisition largely indebted to the Crown for arrears of excise duties. ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"FLOTSAM, JETSAM and lagan, in law. Flotsam is when a ship is gunk or cast away, and the goods float on the sea ; jetsam is when a ship is in danger of being ..."

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