"stag" Definition

  1. a shilling.
  2. a term applied during the railway mania to a speculator without capital, who took “scrip” in proposed lines, got the shares up to a premium, and then sold out. Caricaturists represented the house of Hudson, “the Railway King,” at Albert Gate, with a STAG on it, in allusion to this term.
  3. to see, discover, or watch,—like a STAG at gaze; “STAG the push,” look at the crowd. Also, to dun, or demand payment; to beg.

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Position in the dictionary: 3421 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: stage-whisper, stagger, staggering-bob, stale drunk, stalking-horse, stall, stall off, stall your mug, stall-off, stallsman
Previous words in the dictionary: stab-rag, stab, st. martin’s lace, squish, squirt, squinny-eyed, squiffy, squibs, squib, squeeze

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