|‘After Many Spreeish Years’ Gentleman’s Spicey Songster 18: After many shagging years, / How sweet it is to come / To the move of beauty, when / She moves her little bum.|
|in Pissing in the Snow (1988) 147: She was glad of it, and you never seen such a shagging match.|
|Traveller’s Tool 13: Us diplomats […] run them pretty close in the shagging stakes.|
|Queer Street 298: Yes, me, illegitimate – out of some yank’s / Shaggin’ bollocks what rogered me wayward mum.‘Vilja de Tanquay Exults’ in|
2. (orig. Irish) a semi-euph. for fucking adj.
|They Dug a Hole 75: Those shagging Taffies in the next field were laying out theirs with a tape.|
|(con. 1940s) Borstal Boy 352: Shagging lies about all the [...] money they got away with.|
|Goodbye to the Hill (1966) 51: He could have gone places if he hadn’t been such a shagging layabout.|
|(con. WWII) Soldier Erect 9: God, what a sodding, shagging, scab-devouring misery it all was!|
|Out After Dark 19: The last shaggin’ bus is gone. I’ll have to hoof it.|
|Van (1998) 381: Wha’ were yeh doin’ in a shaggin’ disco bar? Bimbo asked Bertie.|
|Grits 115: Great fuckin work ur no, ut’s a load uv fuckin shite in places, like a diffrunt shaggin language.|
3. as an infix.
|Da (1981) Act I: He knows too shaggin’ much.|
|Out After Dark 28: Do yous not know Killiney-shaggin’-Hill when it’s there in black and white in front of yous?|
|Sydney Morn. Herald 21 Oct. 163/3: ‘I love Dublin,’ says O’Connor [...] You don’t have to be James shagging Joyce any more’.|