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scrag

(skræg)
1. n. the neck. (Underworld.) The cop grabbed him by the scrag and pushed him along to the squad car.
2. tv. to kill someone or something. (Originally underworld to strangle.) The gang decided that somebody was going to have to scrag the witness.
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NELL'S BELLES: Nell Gwyn, right, was a fashion icon - just like Kate Moss; COMELY; SCRAGGED
But every Bristol marauder was scragged any which way until a Ben Woods special garnered a penalty ( panic over.
They could and maybe should have won the game in stoppage time, when first Shane Williams was scragged beneath the posts and then Gordon D'Arcy fumbled a scoring pass 20 metres out.
Even when he looked to have been scragged, he would wriggle free and make yet more ground.
The fly half was scragged across the 22 but off-loaded to Peter Homan.
They made some good tackles and we were scragged a few times.
Care was scragged just short of the line but Fiji conceded yet another penalty and Monye benefited from the quick tap to score on his first England appearance in over two years.
Anthony Carter was scragged in the right corner but not without leaving a seam in midfield through which Davies scuttled.
This year it will also introduce a newcomer to the riding ranks in apprentice Katy Ferguson, who has worked at Scragged Oak Farm for some time but has only recently been licenced.
Qera burst through a giant hole to race fully 60 metres, before being scragged to the ground, but when the ball was recycled through the phases Fiji Kele Leawere muscled his way over for the try to make the score an embarrassing 25-3 to the Pacific nation.
We were probably a little bit naive towards the end, but there was a never-say-die attitude and a couple of great covering tackles - one when Ady Hall chased back and scragged their guy when he was through to the posts with the Stourbridge fans already celebrating.
Hamilton galloped from the edge of the England 22 but Armitage hunted down the Glasgow lock and scragged him barely a metre short of the try line.
The Dragons had nearly got off to a flyer when Tom Prydie intercepted a pass from Biggar just outside the Ospreys' 22 but the right-wing was scragged by opposition centre Jonathan Spratt.