- (rare) Having or covered with shaggy hair.
- (obsolete) Unkempt; clothed in rags; ragged.
- (obsolete) Of garments and fabrics: having a rough or long nap.
- Covered with scrub, trees, or rough or shaggy growth.
- Jagged; having a rough, uneven surface.
- Of hair: long; rough; shaggy.
- simple past tense and past participle of
- (slang, vulgar) Extremely tired.
- 1790, Nairne, Edward, “The Beggars”, in Kentish Tales, 2nd edition, published 1824, page 51:
- No, I am shagged, for I know, / Jack Ragaboy, awhile ago, / Got sorely flogg'd for begging there; / The beadle had him to the may'r!"
- a. 1821, Masters, John White, Dick and Sal at Canterbury Fair:
- An Sal sung out, "why dis here wall, / It looks sa old an hagged; / I'm mortally afared 'twill fall / An I was deadly shagged.