pug mill

noun

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

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Word History

Etymology

pug entry 2

First Known Use

1824, in the meaning defined above

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

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Cite this Entry

“Pug mill.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pug%20mill. Accessed 1 Oct. 2022.

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