[lag-uh n-gurd; Scot. lag-uh n-gird] /ˈlæg ənˌgɜrd; Scot. ˈlæg ənˌgɪrd/
noun, Scot. and North England.
the bottom hoop securing the staves of a tub or barrel.
cast a laggen-gird, to sire an illegitimate child.
[lag-er] /ˈlæg ər/ noun 1. a laggard. [lag-er] /ˈlæg ər/ noun, Chiefly British Slang. 1. a convict or ex-convict.
[lag-uh n] /ˈlæg ən/ noun, Scot. and North England. 1. Usually, laggins. the staves at the bottom of a barrel, cask, or other hooped vessel. 2. the inner angle of a wooden dish, formed by the meeting of the sides and bottom.
[lag-ing] /ˈlæg ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of falling or staying behind. adjective 2. lingering; loitering; slow and dragging: lagging steps. [lag-ing] /ˈlæg ɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of covering a boiler, oil tank, etc., with heat-insulating material. 2. the covering formed. 3. the material used. 4. a number of boards or the like joined […]
[leyd] /leɪd/ verb (used with object), laded, laden or laded, lading. 1. to put (something) on or in, as a burden, load, or cargo; load. 2. to load oppressively; burden (used chiefly in the passive): laden with many responsibilities. 3. to fill or cover abundantly (used chiefly in the passive): trees laden with fruit; a […]