"Don't you wag that fork at me," she warned.
Skeat suggests a possible connexion with Spanish rabo, tail, rabear, to wag the hind-quarters.
See sketch map in article WAG RAM.
William, in his turn, with an army wholly insufficient to meet the French in the open field, was able to persuade wag gi s h his countrymen to open the dikes and by flooding the land to prevent its occupation by the enemy.
He determines to rob them both (an operation which may be very satisfactorily expressed by - I); but, being a wag, he chooses his own way of doing it.
Jackals are readily tamed; and domesticated individuals are said, when called by their masters, to wag their tails, crouch and throw themselves on the ground, and otherwise behave in a dog-like fashion.
I love their affectionate ways and the eloquent wag of their tails.
In the corridor he met Nesvitski, with whom he shared a room, and the wag Zherkov; they were as usual laughing.
On the face of the wag Zherkov there suddenly appeared a stupid smile of glee which he seemed unable to suppress.
How is it? said the man--a singer and a wag--whom Morel was embracing.