Definition of Scrag end
1. Noun. The lean end of a neck of veal.
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Literary usage of Scrag end
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1. The West Somerset Word-book: A Glossary of Dialectal and Archaic Words and by Frederick Thomas Elworthy (1886)
"Of a board it might be said " cut off the scrag-end," meaning the rough ... This is doubtless a development of the idea of the scrag end of the neck of ..."
2. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and ...by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"Neck, best End. 7- Neck, scrag end. 8. Blade Bone. 9. Breast, best End. 10. ... Neck, scrag end. MUTTON. 6. Shoulder. 7- Breast. A Chine is two Loins. ..."
3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Scrag-end, explained by quotation. There is a long and sinuous thorough' fare situate in the heart of London-in-the- East, the real name of which will not ..."