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lagan

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A term in maritime law for goods which are cast overboard from a sinking ship with a buoy attached so that they may be recovered later. It is a term that was also sometimes used to refer ...

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

... n. archaic (in legal contexts) goods or wreckage lying on the bed of the...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (5 ed.)

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Current Version:
2019

...Lagan , Sweden, UK UK (Northern Ireland): a river known in Irish as Abhainn an Lagáin with the meaning ‘River of the Low-Lying District’....

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
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85 words

... , a term in maritime law for goods which are cast overboard from a sinking ship with a buoy attached so that they may be recovered later. It is a term that was also sometimes used to refer to articles still within a sunken ship as it lies on the bottom. The word comes from the Old French lagand , lying. In the UK, lagan now legally comes under the definition of wreck , and any lagan found has to be reported to the Receiver of...

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Australian Law Dictionary (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2018
Subject:
Law
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43 words

...lagan (or ligan ) Goods cast into the sea (jettisoned) so as to lighten a ship in danger of sinking, as for jetsam, but to which flotation devices are attached so they may be retrieved at a later time. See also flotsam ; salvage ; wreck ....

Lagan Gandhār Rāga

Lagan Gandhār Rāga  

The Oxford Encyclopaedia of the Music of India

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... Gandhār Rāga (Hin) Introduced and popularized by Kumar Gandharva , through his composition ‘Bājé lé morā’ in Teentāl. This night rāga employs only four svaras in the āroha. Subba Rao states that Kumar Gandharva often used phrases with Komal Ga and Komal Ni as g-g-g and n-n-n and while singing them he touched a śruti between Śuddha Ga and Komal Ga, and Śuddha Ni and Komal Ni. This presentation became a special feature of Lagan Gandhār . Other details from Rao...

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A Dictionary of British Place Names

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2011

... ( Lagán ) Donegal . ‘Little...

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Dictionary of American Family Names

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Names studies
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12 words

... (135) Irish: 1. reduced form of McLagan . 2. variant of Logan ....

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A Dictionary of British Place Names

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2011

... ( Abhainn an Lagáin ) (river) Antrim , Down . Logia c. 150 . ‘River of the low-lying...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
Language reference, History of English
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23 words

... goods or wreckage on the sea bottom. XVI. —OF., perh. f. ON. lagn- , as in lǫgn , g. lagnar drag-net, f. Gmc. * laʒ -LAY 1...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland

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Current Version:
2016
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Names studies
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61 words

... • Current frequencies: GB 254, Ireland 584 • GB frequency 1881: 85 • Main GB location 1881: scattered in Scotland and England • Main Irish location 1847–64: Derry and Tyrone 1 Scottish Gaelic, Irish : see Logan . 2 Scottish Gaelic, Irish : relationship name from Mac Gille Adhagain , see McLagan . 3 Scottish Gaelic : see Laggan . Lagan, 1881 frequency. © Archer...

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New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2013
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Length:
108 words

... • deafen • griffon , stiffen • antiphon • hyphen , siphon • often , soften • orphan • ibuprofen • roughen , toughen • colophon • dragon , flagon, lagan, pendragon, wagon • snapdragon • bandwagon • jargon • Megan • Copenhagen , pagan, Reagan • Nijmegen • Antiguan , Egan, freegan, Keegan, Regan, vegan • Wigan • cardigan • Milligan • polygon • hooligan • mulligan • ptarmigan • Branigan • Oregon • Michigan • Rattigan • tigon , trigon • toboggan • Glamorgan , gorgon, Morgan, morgen, organ • Brogan , hogan, Logan, slogan • Cadogan...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

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2011

... . An annual literary magazine with four issues ( 1942–5 ) founded by Sam Hanna Bell and edited by John Boyd . A beacon of culture amid the encircling Philistine gloom, it was subtitled ‘A Collection of Ulster Writings’ and had such contributors as Bell and Boyd themselves, Michael McLaverty , Joseph Tomelty , John Hewitt , Michael James Craig ( see May the Lord in His Mercy Be Kind to Belfast ) and Louis MacNeice . William Conor ( see Make ns meet ) provided many of the...

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Pocket Oxford Irish Dictionary: Irish-English

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
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8 words
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Pocket Oxford Irish Dictionary: English-Irish

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Bilingual Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Bilingual dictionaries
Length:
8 words
lagan

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The Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
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39 words
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The New Zealand Oxford Dictionary

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2005
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
38 words
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New Oxford American Dictionary (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
50 words
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Oxford Dictionary of English (3 ed.)

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English Dictionary
Current Version:
2015
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
54 words
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Australian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.)

Reference type:
English Dictionary
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
English Dictionaries and Thesauri
Length:
40 words
lagan

lagan  

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A term in maritime law for goods which are cast overboard from a sinking ship with a buoy attached so that they may be recovered later. It is a term that was also sometimes used to refer to articles ...

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