Definition of Scrag end

1. Noun. The lean end of a neck of veal.

Exact synonyms: Scrag
Group relationships: Neck
Generic synonyms: Cut Of Veal
Derivative terms: Scrag



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scrag End

scrabbles
scrabblier
scrabbliest
scrabbling
scrabblings
scrabbly
scraber
scrabs
scrae
scraes
scraffle
scraffled
scraffles
scraffling
scrag
scrag end (current term)
scrage
scragged
scraggedness
scraggier
scraggiest
scraggily
scragginess
scragging
scragglier
scraggliest
scraggliness
scraggly
scraggy
scragly

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 ..."

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