1. to urinate.
|Canting Academy, or the Pedlar’s-French Dict. 118: To Piss To Lag.|
|Vocab. of the Flash Lang.|
|Swell’s Night Guide 50: ‘Your doss gorger cracked a wid about you to me, and said she must give you the shoot.’ ‘Shoot! what for?’ roared poor Fuzzy [...] ‘Why because you made a dunniken of your cupboard, and used to lag in the coffee pot’. [Ibid.] 73: There’s not a lagging gage on the estate, and every padder shoots his lagging slum in the chimbley corner.|
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2. (UK Und.) to water down.
|Vocab. of the Flash Lang. in McLachlan (1964) 249: To lag spirits, wine, &c., is to adulterate them with water.|
3. to drink.
|Layer Cake 256: Guys with great big bandages round their heads from [...] falling over lagging and landing on the bonce.|
|Viva La Madness 294: They’re a load of lagging bioats and smackheads.|
|Swell’s Night Guide 50: Fuzzy stewed it [mutton] in a laggingage, and said it was bona mongary. [Ibid.] 73: There’s not a lagging gage on the estate, and every padder shoots his lagging slum in the chimbley corner.|
|Sl. Dict. 212: Lagging gage a chamber-pot. ― Ancient Cant.|
|Referee 8 Mar. n.p.: All this storm in a lagging-gage is very absurd [F&H].|