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rugger

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noun rug·ger \ˈrə-gər\

Simple Definition of rugger

  • : a person who plays rugby

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rugger

British

  1. :  rugby; also :  a rugby player

Origin and Etymology of rugger

by alteration


First Known Use: 1893


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