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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English knagge. Cognate with German Low German Knagge, Danish knage, Swedish knagg. Related to knarr and knur.

NounEdit

knag (plural knags)

  1. A short spur or stiff projection from the trunk or branch of a tree, such as the stunted dead branch of a fir
  2. A peg or hook for hanging something on
  3. (obsolete) One of the points of a stag's horn or a tine
  4. A knot in a piece of wood or the base of a branch
  5. A pointed rock or crag
  6. (Scotland) A small cask or barrel; a keg or noggin
  7. (Scotland, obsolete) The woodpecker

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English knaggen, from the noun (see above).

VerbEdit

knag (third-person singular simple present knags, present participle knagging, simple past and past participle knagged)

  1. To hang something on a peg
  2. (video games, slang) To kill (a player character) who ganked you

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knag n (singular definite knaget, plural indefinite knag)

  1. creak

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knag c (singular definite knagen, plural indefinite knage)

  1. dab, dab hand

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knag

  1. imperative of knage