plugged

adjective
\ˈpləgd \

Definition of plugged 

1 of a coin : altered by the insertion of a plug of base metal

2 : closed by or as if by a plug : obstructed

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There are plenty of people who aren’t worth a plugged nickel at age 40 and plenty more who are only really hitting their prime in their 60s. Chris Stirewalt, Fox News, "How hard will McCarthy go against Mueller?," 23 Apr. 2018

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First Known Use of plugged

1694, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of plugged was in 1694

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plugged

adjective
\ˈpləgd \

Medical Definition of plugged 

: blocked, closed, or obstructed by or as if by a plug a plugged lymph vessel

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