1. Coarse hair or nap; rough, woolly hair.
True Witney broadcloth, with its shag unshorn. --Gay.
2. A kind of cloth having a long, coarse nap.
3. Com. A kind of prepared tobacco cut fine.
4. Zool. Any species of cormorant.
Shag, a. Hairy; shaggy.
Shag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shagged p. pr. & vb. n. Shagging.] To make hairy or shaggy; hence, to make rough.
Shag the green zone that bounds the boreal skies. --J. Barlow.
n 1: a strong coarse tobacco that has been shredded
2: a matted tangle of hair or fiber; "the dog's woolly shag"
3: a fabric with long coarse nap; "he bought a shag rug"
4: slang terms for sexual intercourse [syn: fuck, fucking,
screw, screwing, ass, nooky, nookie, piece of
ass, piece of tail, roll in the hay, shtup]
5: a lively dance step consisting of hopping on each foot in
v : dance the shag
[also: shagging, shagged]