pug mill


: a machine in which materials (such as clay and water) are mixed, blended, or kneaded into a desired consistency

Word History


pug entry 2

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pug mill was in 1824

Dictionary Entries Near pug mill

Cite this Entry

“Pug mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pug%20mill. Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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