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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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Maybe it's just that the scrags who brazeningly barge their way into the fella's lavs just realise they don't have enough class to walk through a door marked "Ladies".
Saracens prop Ben Broster (left) scrags Leicester scrum-half Austin Healey during Monday's clash
Like his model, Frederic Church, who painted his Edenic visions of Jamaica immediately following the tragic loss of two of his children to diphtheria, Brakhage achieves an optimistic resolution to his examination of the bleak arctic bay in the last five minutes of the film by contrasting the surging waters and the flinty scrags with a vision of verdant northern woodlands and sunlight piercing vaults of leaves.
They had me and the rest of them scrags and scalawags gyratin' all over in some sort of fiendish trance
Even computer game neophytes will need only a few minutes to learn the basics of Quake and will be immediately drawn into the adrenaline rush of blowing away Enforcers, Death Knights and Scrags.
Leeds scrum-half Justin Marshall (right) scrags Matt Dawson of Wasps