1) A mean, beggarly fellow.

In a case at the Quarter Sessions in December 1639 a Bramley yeoman was accused of addressing ‘contemptuous words’ to Henry Sikes of Hunslet, viz: thou shakeragg blewe beard. According to Halliwell a shake-rag or shagrag was a mean, beggarly fellow, and the OED has both spellings from the sixteenth century.

places Bramley
dates 1639

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