laggen-gird

/lag"euhn gerrd'/; Scot. /lag"euhn girddd'/, n. Scot. and North Eng.
1. the bottom hoop securing the staves of a tub or barrel.
2. cast a laggen-gird, to sire an illegitimate child.
[1710-20]

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  • laggen-gird — /lag euhn gerrd /; Scot. /lag euhn girddd /, n. Scot. and North Eng. 1. the bottom hoop securing the staves of a tub or barrel. 2. cast a laggen gird, to sire an illegitimate child. [1710 20] * * * laggˈen gird noun A hoop at the bottom of a… …   Useful english dictionary

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