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Date: 1400-1500
Origin: jag 'cut in the edge of a piece of cloth' (14-18 centuries), perhaps from Arabic az-zagaye 'the lance'

jagged

adjective
     
jag‧ged
having a rough or pointed edge or surface:
the broken bottle's jagged edge
the jagged rocks of St. Saviour's Point
jaggedly adverb

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