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1pug

noun \ˈpəg\

Definition of PUG

1
:  any of a breed of small sturdy compact dogs of Asian origin with a smooth, short coat, tightly curled tail, short muzzle, and broad wrinkled face
2
a :  pug nose
b :  a close knot or coil of hair :  bun

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Origin of PUG

obsolete pug hobgoblin, monkey
First Known Use: 1751

Rhymes with PUG

2pug

verb
puggedpug·ging

Definition of PUG

transitive verb
:  to work and mix (as clay) when wet especially to make more homogeneous and easier to handle (as in throwing or molding wares)

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Origin of PUG

origin unknown
First Known Use: 1843

3pug

noun

Definition of PUG

:  1boxer 1

Origin of PUG

by shortening & alteration from pugilist
First Known Use: 1858

4pug

noun

Definition of PUG

:  footprint; especially :  a print of a wild mammal

Origin of PUG

Hindi & Urdu pag foot, step
First Known Use: 1865

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