- a sharp, toothlike projection or similar indentation
- Archaic a notch or pointed tear, as in cloth
Origin of jagMiddle English jagge, projecting point from uncertain or unknown; perhaps
transitive verbjagged, jag′ging
- to cut jags in; notch or pink (cloth, etc.)
- to cut unevenly; tear raggedly
Origin of jagME jaggen, joggen < the n.