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He was probably foolish enough to tell others, and the word was pasted to scrag you before you could get to it.
THE WRECKERSFRANCIS LYNDE
Clarice was inwardly convinced that Vivian belonged to the scrag end, so far as character went.
A FORGOTTEN HEROEMILY SARAH HOLT
After all, it is a scrag that has been struck, and everybody laughs and seems to think it a good joke.
THE GOLDEN CENSERJOHN MCGOVERN
That night they lay behind Scrag Island, and with the first dawn of the morning were under way again.
UNGAVA BOBDILLON WALLACE
Scrag, skrag, n. anything thin or lean and rough: the bony part of the neck.
Scrag′gly, rough-looking; Scrag′-necked, having a long, thin neck.
Soak mutton in water for an hour, cut off scrag, and put it in stewpan with three quarts of water.
Take a scrag-end of mutton (two pounds), put it in a saucepan with two quarts of cold water and an ounce of pearl barley or rice.
It is composed of those whom you see yonder, half-inclined to quarrel over the scrag-end of a pie.
THE DAYS OF CHIVALRYERNEST LOUIS VICTOR JULES L'EPINE
That in itself seemed suspicious, so I followed you to the house and saw Peters scrag you.

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