- Present participle of scrag.
Variant of scrag
- a lean, scrawny person or animal
- a thin, stunted tree or plant
- the neck, or back of the neck, of mutton, veal, etc.
- Slang the human neck
Origin of scragprobably ; from Old Norse as in Norwegian skragg, feeble, stunted person, Danish skrog, Old Norse skröggr, fox (nickname) ; from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)ker-, to shrivel, shrink