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 for Frag
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  frag \frag\ (fr[a^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. fragged (fr[a^]gd);
     p. pr. & vb. n. fragging.] [by shortening from
     fragmentation grenade; ca. 1965.] (Mil.)
     To assault, especially to kill or wound, with a fragmentation
     grenade. [Slang]
  
     Note: This term became popularized when disaffected American
           troops serving in Vietnam were reported on occasion to
           kill unpopular commanders by the use of grenades.
           [PJC]

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  frag
   n.,v.
  
      [from Vietnam-era U.S. military slang via the games Doom and Quake]
  
      1. To kill another player's avatar in a multiuser game. ?I hold the
      office Quake record with 40 frags.?
  
      2. To completely ruin something. ?Forget that power supply, the lightning
      strike fragged it.? See also gib.
  

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