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Noun: scrag  skrag
  1. A person who is unusually thin and scrawny
    - thin person, skin and bones
     
  2. Lean end of the neck
     
  3. The lean end of a neck of veal
    - scrag end
Verb: scrag (scragged,scragging)  skrag
  1. Strangle with an iron collar
    "people were scragged during the Inquisition in Spain";
    - garrote [N. Amer], garrotte [Brit, Cdn], garotte
     
  2. [N. Amer] Wring the neck of
    "The man scragged his opponent";
    - choke

Derived forms: scragged, scrags, scragging

Type of: compact, compress, constrict, contract, cut of mutton, cut of veal, individual, mortal, person, press, somebody, someone, soul, squeeze, strangle, strangulate, throttle

Part of: neck

Encyclopedia: Scrag