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lollygag (LOL-ee-gag) verb intr., also lallygag

1. To fool around, waste time, or spend time lazily.

2. To neck.

[Origin uncertain.]

"Figure an easy four days, because you'll want to spend Day one lollygagging along Eagle Creek and camping in one of the official streamside sites." Karen Berger, Going in Circles: When it Comes to a Good Hike, the Best Route May be From Point A to Point A, Backpacker, Jun 1, 1996.

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