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: prob. from ON, as inch(es) Norwegian skragg, feeble, stunted person, Danish skrog, Old Norse skrggr, fox (nickname) from Indo-European base an unverified form (s)ker-, to shrivel, shrink
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