shag hair

shag hair
noun
: a branched and often arborescent hair on a plant

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  • shag-hair — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shag — Shag, n. [AS. sceacga a bush of hair; akin to Icel. skegg the beard, Sw. sk[ a]gg, Dan. skj?g. Cf. {Schock} of hair.] 1. Coarse hair or nap; rough, woolly hair. [1913 Webster] True Witney broadcloth, with its shag unshorn. Gay. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shag — shag1 [shag] n. [ME * shagge < OE sceacga, rough hair, akin to ON skegg, beard < IE base * skek , to spring forth > SHAKE, Ger schicken, to send] 1. Rare heavily matted wool or hair 2. a haircut, short in front and longer in back, with… …   English World dictionary

  • shag|ged — «SHAG ihd», adjective. 1. a) covered with shaggy hair. b) like shaggy hair. 2. covered with a rough growth of vegetation: »a deep mountain glen, wild, lonely, and shagged (Washington Irving). 3. having a jagged or broken surface …   Useful english dictionary

  • shag´gi|ness — shag|gy «SHAG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. covered with a thick, rough mass of hair or wool, or something resembling them: »a shaggy dog. 2. long, thick, and rough: »shaggy eyebrows, a shaggy mustache. 3. unke …   Useful english dictionary

  • shag´gi|ly — shag|gy «SHAG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. covered with a thick, rough mass of hair or wool, or something resembling them: »a shaggy dog. 2. long, thick, and rough: »shaggy eyebrows, a shaggy mustache. 3. unke …   Useful english dictionary

  • shag|gy — «SHAG ee», adjective, gi|er, gi|est. 1. covered with a thick, rough mass of hair or wool, or something resembling them: »a shaggy dog. 2. long, thick, and rough: »shaggy eyebrows, a shaggy mustache. 3. unke …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shag-haired — a. Having shaggy hair. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • shag — shag1 shaglike, adj. /shag/, n., v., shagged, shagging. n. 1. rough, matted hair, wool, or the like. 2. a mass of this. 3. a hairdo in which hair is cut in slightly uneven, overlapping layers downward from the crown, sometimes with the hair at… …   Universalium

  • shag — I [[t]ʃæg[/t]] n. v. shagged, shag•ging 1) rough, matted hair, wool, or the like 2) a mass of this 3) clo a hairstyle in which the hair is cut in layers downward from the crown 4) tex a long, thick pile or nap 5) cvb tex a rug or carpet with a… …   From formal English to slang

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