Definition of Dag

1. Noun. 10 grams.

Exact synonyms: Decagram, Dekagram, Dkg
Generic synonyms: Metric Weight Unit, Weight Unit
Terms within: G, Gm, Gram, Gramme
Group relationships: Hectogram, Hg

2. Noun. A flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing.
Exact synonyms: Jag
Generic synonyms: Flap
Group relationships: Garment
Derivative terms: Jag

Definition of Dag

1. n. A dagger; a poniard.

2. n. A misty shower; dew.

3. n. A loose end; a dangling shred.

4. v. t. To daggle or bemire.

5. v. i. To be misty; to drizzle.

Definition of Dag

1. Initialism. '''Deputy Attorney General''' in several nations’ federal governments ¹

2. Initialism. (computer science mathematics) '''Directed Acyclic Graph''' in computer science and mathematics ¹

3. Initialism. (US legal) '''Defense Acquisition Guide''' in United States law ¹

4. Initialism. (biochemistry) diacylglycerol in biochemistry ¹

5. Noun. A hanging end or shred, in particular a long pointed strip of cloth at the edge of a piece of clothing, or one of a row of decorative strips of cloth that may ornament a tent, booth or fairground. ¹

6. Noun. A dangling lock of sheep’s wool matted with dung. ¹

7. Verb. To shear the hindquarters of a sheep in order to remove dags or prevent their formation. ¹

8. Noun. A skewer. ¹

9. Noun. A spit, a sharpened rod used for roasting food over a fire. ¹

10. Verb. (transitive) To skewer food, for roasting over a fire ¹

11. Verb. (transitive) To cut or slash the edge of a garment into dags ¹

12. Interjection. (US informal) Expressing shock, awe or surprise; used as a general intensifier. ¹

13. Noun. (Australia slang New Zealand derogatory slang) One who dresses unfashionably or without apparent care about appearance. ¹

14. Noun. (graph theory) A directed acyclic graph; an ordered pair (V, E) such that E is a subset of some partial ordering relation on V. ¹

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Definition of Dag

1. a hanging end or shred [n -S]

Medical Definition of Dag

1. A loose end; a dangling shred. "Daglocks, clotted locks hanging in dags or jags at a sheep's tail." (Wedgwood) Origin: OE. Dagge (cf. Dagger); or cf. AS. Dag what is dangling. 1. A dagger; a poniard. 2. A large pistol formerly used. "The Spaniards discharged their dags, and hurt some." (Foxe) "A sort of pistol, called dag, was used about the same time as hand guns and harquebuts." (Grose) 3. The unbrunched antler of a young deer. Origin: Cf. F. Dague, LL. Daga, D. Dagge (fr. French); all prob. Fr. Celtic; Cf. Gael. Dag a pistol, Armor. Dag dagger, W. Dager, dagr, Ir. Daigear. Cf. Dagger. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dag

daft as a brush
dag (current term)
dagesh forte
dagesh lene
dagger board
dagger fern

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