Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)

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DAG, n.4 “A nail to hang a coat on” (Kcb.10 1940).

[The same word as Eng. dag, a pointed piece of metal, a pin or bolt (N.E.D.), from Fr. dague, a dagger.]

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