Nag (?), n. [OE. nagge, D. negge; akin to E. neigh.]


A small horse; a pony; hence, any horse.


A paramour; -- in contempt.




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Nag, v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Nagged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Nagging (?).] [Cf. Sw. nagga to nibble, peck, Dan. nage to gnaw, Icel. naga, gnaga, G. nagen, & E. gnaw.]

To tease in a petty way; to scold habitually; to annoy; to fret pertinaciously.

[Colloq.] "She never nagged."

J. Ingelow.


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