Definition of Laggins
1. laggin [n] - See also: laggin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laggins
Literary usage of Laggins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Practical Tunnelling by Frederick Walter Simms, Daniel Kinnear Clark (1896)
"At this stage of the work, the laggins, cc, which are rabbeted on the top of ... In these rabbets, cross laggins, d, about 18 inches wi(lc. ,-'e placed, ..."
2. Engineer's Field Book by Charles S. Cross (1893)
"the centres are subjected arise slowly from the pressure upon the back- pieces and laggins. Therefore the strains depend upon the span and curve of the arch ..."
3. George Eliot's Works by George Eliot (1895)
"... in Jersey — laggins appears on the scene — " Janet's Repentance " — Series attributed to Bulwer — Thackeray thinks highly of it — Letter from Herbert ..."
4. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"The fence, his own making, was but a rickety fabric of ""!• " laggins," worn-out treadles, and discarded weight ropes. ..."
5. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"laggins, n. the part of the wooden frame work upon which the stones are laid when building an arch. SO lagg, Du. lagen, a form or mould to make bricks in. ..."
6. Annual Report by Missouri Division of Mine Inspection, Missouri Bureau of Mines (1898)
"Timber—(1) Prop, bars, collars, laggins.etc. (2) To set or place timbers in a mine. Tram-road—A mine track or railroad. Trapper—A small boy employed ..."