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1. noun The lean meat taken from the neck of an animal, especially mutton. His new cookbook focuses on maximizing small budgets by using cheaper cuts of meat, such as beef cheeks or scrags of mutton.
2. noun, slang The skin of the elbow. I've always hated the way my elbow scrag looks, so I'm getting a tattoo done over it.
3. noun, slang A promiscuous, coarse, or unkempt woman; a slut. Primarily heard in Australia. He called me a scrag after I rejected his advances, so I slapped him right in the face.
4. verb, slang To wring or throttle the neck of someone or some animal. The mugger scragged his victim to drown out her screams.
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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.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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The life predicted from this plot does not consider the effect of shot peening and scragging operations, but in actual practice processing like shot peening and scragging is performed on the leaf springs, which enhances the fatigue life by approximately 20%.
Due to shot peeing and scragging, the fatigue life of leaf springs by considering assembly stresses would be approximately (58000 x 1.2) 69600 cycles.
The material processing for all the twelve specimens is the same, that is, normal rolling, quenching at 880[degrees]C, tempering at 410[degrees]C for 90 mins, shot peening at 18 A intensity, BHN 380-432, and scragging at 0.9% of yield stress.
The shot peening and scragging will improve the fatigue life by minimum of 20%.
Let him turn up his Led Zeppelin CD to full volume and moan in the best blues tradition about his dodgy back and asthma while trying to keep up with Robert Plant's vocals, but by all means keep well away when he trips over a discarded dog chew and the bottom corner of one of the full-length curtains disappears up the Dyson with a blood- curdling scragging noise.