How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"lag" origin of "lag" is uncertain
"screw" is from "escroue" (hole that a screw turns in), spoken in France during 1000-1400 A.D.
which was from "scrofa" (sow, threads of a screw look like the curl of a sow's tail), spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
"bolt" is from "bolt" (arrow), spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
Examples of how the word is used
|Use a washer with the lag screw, so the head of the lag screw doesn't suck into the wood.|
|Two lag bolts are to be screwed through the slots into the wood.|