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Skeg /skeg/ noun; verb

  verb: skeg; 3rd person present: skegs; past tense: skegged; past participle: skegged; gerund or present participle: skegging

Verb: extend out, over, or beyond the main body or line of something; cause something to protrude

"a rock skegged out from the side of a hill"

"He put up his head and skegged out his chin with determination"

  noun: skeg; plural noun: skegs

Noun: a protrusion, a point that sticks out

"a skeg of rock protruded from the cliffside"


Comes from an already existent English word used to describe protrusions on sea ships. It originated from Old Norse for protrusion.

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