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Sag  v. t.  To cause to bend or give way; to load.

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"Sag" Quotes from Famous Books

... and a little chagrinned by the weakness he had discovered; he could not understand how it had escaped him before. The pull, the brace of the trestle poles just there did not seem unsound, yet instinct warned him that something was amiss in the sag of adjacent supports. His orders to Conrad, accordingly, were ...
— The Return of Blue Pete • Luke Allan

... its high tide in 1857 when the New Bedford fleet alone numbered 329 sail and those owned in other ports of Buzzard's Bay swelled the total to 426 vessels, besides thirty more hailing from New London and Sag Harbor. In this year the value of the catch was more than ten million dollars. The old custom of sailing on shares or "lays" instead of wages was never changed. It was win or lose for all hands—now a handsome fortune or again an ...
— The Old Merchant Marine - A Chronicle of American Ships and Sailors, Volume 36 in - the Chronicles Of America Series • Ralph D. Paine

... to take a glance at it,—for we must have been hittin' fifty an hour, with the engine runnin' as smooth and sweet as a French clock,—when all of a sudden there's a bang like bustin' a paper bag, and we feels the car sag down ...
— Odd Numbers - Being Further Chronicles of Shorty McCabe • Sewell Ford

... sag over on one side. It was growing weak, and did not remind her of her wrong deeds with force enough to make itself heeded. If she could only escape the reproof of her mother, she did ...
— Proud and Lazy - A Story for Little Folks • Oliver Optic

... friend," said the latter, "do you think you're one of them never-sag gates, or a mountain, or what? You want to see a doctor about them delusions. They'll sure get you into trouble ...
— Desert Conquest - or, Precious Waters • A. M. Chisholm

... the moon, the luminaries abashed thereby. The light fell through a high haze of dust and was therefore wondrously refracted and diffused. The hills made high lifted horizons, undulating toward the east, serrated toward the west. In the sag between there was no human ...
— The Yoke - A Romance of the Days when the Lord Redeemed the Children - of Israel from the Bondage of Egypt • Elizabeth Miller

... with it, you there!" Captain Davenport held the lead line and watched it sag off to the northeast. "There, look at that! Take hold of ...
— South Sea Tales • Jack London

... conchoid^, cardioid; caustic; tracery; arched ceiling, arched roof; bay window, bow window. sine curve; spline, spline curve, spline function; obliquity &c 217. V. be curved, &c adj.; curve, sweep, sway, swag, sag; deviate &c 279; curl, turn; reenter. render curved &c adj.; flex, bend, curve, incurvate^; inflect; deflect, scatter [Phys.]; refract (light) 420; crook; turn, round, arch, arcuate, arch over, concamerate^; bow, curl, recurve, frizzle. rotundity &c 249; convexity &c 250. Adj. curved ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... 18 H.P., a 7 inch belt, 21 H.P., an 8 inch belt 24 H.P., and so on. With the above as a basis for figuring you can satisfy yourself as to the power you are furnishing. To get the best results a belt wants to sag slightly as it hugs the pulley closer, ...
— Rough and Tumble Engineering • James H. Maggard

Words linked to "Sag" :   flag, imprint, bag, slump, sag down, depression, drop down, impression, drop, swag

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