"scrags" in the noun sense
1. thin person, skin and bones, scrag
a person who is unusually thin and scrawny
lean end of the neck
3. scrag, scrag end
the lean end of a neck of veal
"scrags" in the verb sense
1. garrote, garrotte, garotte, scrag
strangle with an iron collar
"people were garrotted during the Inquisition in Spain"
2. choke, scrag
wring the neck of
"The man choked his opponent"
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