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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dag a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
    • n dag 10 grams
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Dag A dagger; a poniard.
    • Dag A large pistol formerly used. "The Spaniards discharged their dags, and hurt some.""A sort of pistol, called dag, was used about the same time as hand guns and harquebuts."
    • n Dag A loose end; a dangling shred. "Daglocks, clotted locks hanging in dags or jags at a sheep's tail."
    • n Dag A misty shower; dew.
    • Dag (Zoöl) The unbranched antler of a young deer.
    • v. i Dag To be misty; to drizzle.
    • Dag To cut into jags or points; to slash; as, to dag a garment.
    • Dag To daggle or bemire.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dag In parts of Scotland, a thin or gentle rain, a thick fog or mist, or a heavy shower.
    • dag To bedew; daggle.
    • dag To rain gently; drizzle: as, it dags.
    • dag To run thick.
    • n dag A dagger (which see).
    • n dag A pistol; a long, heavy pistol, with the handle only slightly curved, formerly in use. Also called, especially in Scotland, tack.
    • n dag [From the verb.] A stab or thrust with a dagger.
    • dag To pierce or stab with a dagger.
    • dag To cut into slips.
    • dag To cut out a pattern on (the edge of a garment).
    • dag To cut off the skirts of, as the fleece of sheep.
    • n dag A loose pendent end; a pointed strip or extremity.
    • n dag Specifically— A leather strap; a shoe-latchet, or the like.
    • n dag An ornamental pointed form, one of many into which the edge of a garment was cut, producing an effect something like a fringe: used especially in the second half of the fourteenth century. Also spelled dagge.
    • n dag A short tapering or pointed piece of metal like the point of a dagger, used to interlock timbers with each other, or to form the stabbing or piercing teeth on rolls for breaking coal.
    • n dag The first antler of a buck, which is slender, almost straight, and without branches, thus resembling a dagger or dag.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Dag dag a dagger: a hand-gun or heavy pistol, used in the 15th and 16th centuries
    • Dag Also Dagge
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. dague, LL. daga, D. dagge,fr. French); all prob. fr. Celtic; Cf. Gael. dag, a pistol, Armor. dag, dagger, W. dager, dagr, Ir. daigear,. Cf. Dagger


In literature:

Hedemark and Gudbrandsdal he gave to Dag, Hring, and Ragnar.
"Heimskringla" by Snorri Sturlason
He might say "Aggety dag" again, and it might mean something quite different next time.
"The Phoenix and the Carpet" by E. Nesbit
By this time all the kings of the Russians except Olmar and Dag had fallen in battle.
"The Danish History, Books I-IX" by Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
The gang-plank being on the port side, Dag Daughtry paddled around to the starboard and brought the canoe to a stop under a certain open port.
"Michael, Brother of Jerry" by Jack London
Cavate dagli Autografi da Cesare Guasti.
"The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Vol. III" by William Wordsworth
Ma-la-nas ag-dag-da-gi na-sa-nas Ma-sa-nas ta ma-sa-nas ag-dag-da-gi na-sa-nas.
"The Tinguian" by Fay-Cooper Cole
Il Viaggio fatto dagli Spanuoli attorno il Mondo, 1536.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
Fleeces had to be opened with care, and have all pitched or tarred locks, dag-locks, brands, and feltings cut out.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Wi' his ain sword-belt sae fast as she ban him, Wi' his ain dag-durk sae sair as she dang him.
"Ballads of Mystery and Miracle and Fyttes of Mirth" by Frank Sidgwick
He left his sword ready in the scabbard, and his dag primed for use.
"Border Ghost Stories" by Howard Pease
Ons leven is maar eenen dag, vol ziekten en vol naar geklag.
"Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders" by George Wharton Edwards
A dag was, in the language of those days, the name for a pistol.
"Queen Elizabeth" by Jacob Abbott
When they determined to go below, Helga, in her Danish manner, shook hands with Hardy, and said, "Tak for i dag" (thank you for to-day).
"A Danish Parsonage" by John Fulford Vicary
He'd do his dags for him, Billy would, if he could get at him.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Only one brother, Dag, survives, and he weds her to Helgi.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Gee, I wisht I was a born trader like him, dag gone his ole soul!
"Mothering on Perilous" by Lucy S. Furman
Where a plague are the prepasterous dags!
"Our Admirable Betty" by Jeffery Farnol
An dag in naht umbefangan sal sia ouir mura ira, unreht in arbeit an mitdon iro in unreht.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Good-day, zat is Goejen-dag!
"The Further Adventures of O'Neill in Holland" by J. Irwin Brown
Ferrantini, Gabriele, otherwise Gabriele dagli Occhiali, a Bolognese, flourished in 1588.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Volume VI (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi

In poetry:

La` moriro` tranquillo
Dagli uomini lontano...
E, forse, fatto brillo
Dall'agonia, colla tremula mano.
"Quando?" by Ferdinando Fontana
Daar is een dag van licht en vrede
Voor elken zwarten, bangen nacht;
En houdt de Droefheid te avond wacht,
De morgen brengt de Vreugde mede.
"Zalig Die Treuren, Want Zij Zullen Vertroost Worden" by Jan Jakob Lodewijk ten Kate
Ik hoor den heelen dag als vogelenkelen,
Als fluiten ver, dat krimpt en zwelt,
Tot vlak bij huis uw lippen woordespelen
En al geluid versmelt.
"Ik Denk Aldoor Aan Rozen" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
In z'n Oostersch tooisel trekt de laatste trein
Van genot en leven door den dag;
'k Zie de vlinders varen op het stormrefrein
Onder rijke overzeesche vlag.
"Stromliederen" by Margot Vos
Uit iedren nacht herboren,
Tot iedren dag verkoren,
Een godgeroepen kind zoo vroom,
Dat met diepopgetogen
Jongheilige oogen
Mag opgaan tot steeds nieuwen dagedroom.
"O, Elken Dag Beginnen" by Pieter Cornelis Boutens
There was one woman in the fort during those trying dags,
A Mrs Reston, who is worthy of great praise;
She acted like a ministering angel to the soldiers while there,
By helping them to fill sand-bags, it was her constant care.
"A Humble Heroine" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Dag, That's Spendy: Mini JCW Countryman to Start at $35,550.
Dag Nasty Plans Reunion to Coincide with Salad Days Event.
Dag Nasty, the melodic hardcore band from DC credited with (or accused of) paving the way for emocore, is planning to reunite for one magical evening at the Black Cat Dec 28.
Kao suspends DAG oil shipments.
Suspended shipments in Japan of its 59 diacylglycerol ( DAG ) oil-based products, citing the presence of glycidol esters.
Two days later, the Tokyo-based company suspended shipments of Enova-brand DAG oil in the United States.
Friends of Dag 's House to hold fundraiser on Sunday.
The Friends of Dag 's House, the Louisiana Boxer Rescue and the Gulf South Doberman Rescue will sponsor dog wash on Sunday from 10 am to 4 pm at Abadie Veterinary Hospital, 8271 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge.
On the compression front, DAGs use the familiar LZ77 algorithm, which is used to compress GIF files and in tons of other places.
Dag Savage is a collaboration between Johaz (Deep Rooted) and L.A.-based beatmaker Exile.
Build-a-Bear Foundation awarded the DAG $3,000 to help support the spay or neuter of pets belonging to indigent residents of Luna County.
Other investors in the deal include Benchmark Capital, Index Ventures and DAG Ventures .

In science:

Several construction of formal derived moduli spaces have appeared in the litterature (see for example [Ko-So, So]), a general framework for formal DAG have been developed by V.
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
It is the purpose of this note to show how HAG might be applied to provide a framework for DAG in which problems (1) and (2) hopefully disappear.
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
This warning is the real heart of DAG: the category of D-stacks contains usual stacks, but these are not stable under the standard operations of D-stacks.
From HAG to DAG: derived moduli spaces
I would like to thank Dag Jonsson, Guy Louchard Acknowledgments. and Helmut Prodinger for helpful comments, and Robert Parviainen for finding an old calculation of mine.
Rounding of continuous random variables and oscillatory asymptotics
A nonmonotonic inheritance net is a finite DAG, directed, acyclic graph, with two types of arrows or links, → and 6→, and labelled nodes.
Remarks on Inheritance Systems
Bruggeman DAG (1935) Berechnung Verschiedener Physikalischer Konstanten von Heterogenen Substanzen. I.
Fractal and Multifractal Scaling of Electrical Conduction in Random Resistor Networks
Results show how the interpretation of degree-degree relations in DAGs respect to their randomized ensembles depend on the topological invariants imposed.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
In general, real DAGs provide disordered values, lower than the expected by chance when the directedness of the links is not preserved in the randomization process.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
Among the class of directed networks, directed acyclic graphs -henceforth, DAGs- are an important subset lacking feedback loops.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
In this context, DAGs constitute a formal representation of causal relations that display the direct effects of earlier events over latter ones.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
In general, time-dependent processes have been formalized as DAGs.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
However, little attention has been paid concerning DAGs.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
Indeed, a rigorous definition of random DAG from its directed degree sequence has been recently proposed, rising the interest for its study through configuration model approach.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
This is a relevant issue since the degree sequence, either directed or undirected, imposes a particular space of topological configurations rather limited -as we shall see in this work- for DAGs.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks
According to the above considerations, in order to produce comparable ensembles for the evaluation of the randomness of a real DAG, we propose a collection of four randomization methods for DAGs that ensure the topological invariants mentioned above.
Exploring the randomness of Directed Acyclic Networks