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fag out

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Definition of the verb fag out

What does fag out mean as a doing phrase?


  1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

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Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Historical Slang (2003)

by Eric Partridge

fag out . To serve as a FAG; esp. in cricket, to field: from ca 1840: coll, schoolboys', orig. and esp. at Winchester College. fagged out Exhausted: coll (–1785). Perhaps ex dial. fag, to exhaust oneself in ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

To fag out means to wear out..the end of a rope or a piece of canvas. Fagots. — In military history, men hired to muster by officers whose companies were not complete ; also fascines of brushwood, used to revet the interior of batteries, ...

Google previewBohemian and English dictionary (1890)

by Karel Jonáš

tfepitíse, to fag out, tufâgaut. trhání, 481: t. т údech,

Google previewA Naval Encyclopaedia: Comprising a Dictionary of Nautical Words and Phrases (1884)

Biographical Notices, and Records of Naval Officers; Special Articles on Naval Art and Science

fag out, to untwist or become frayed; as, the end of a rope, or the edge of canvas. Fan-arm.

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