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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FAGGING

Fagging, which began after the first fortnight, he found a not unpleasant duty.

Volumes of nonsense have been written about the Fagging System.

Fagging was a fully established system at Eton and Winchester in the 16th century, and is probably a good deal older.

Fagging was the law; so the upper forms enslaved the lower ones.

WORD ORIGIN

"to droop, decline, tire," 1520s, apparently an alteration of flag (v.) in its sense of "droop." Transitive sense of "to make (someone or something) fatigued" is first attested 1826. Related: Fagged; fagging.