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First published 1960 (SND Vol. V).

LAAGINY, n. Only in phr. to lie in a laaginy, to lie in a state of stupor or laziness (Ork. 1929 Marw.).

[? Ad. Norw. lag(n)ing, lit. “a laying down”, manner, arrangement.]

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