sugan

noun
su·​gan
variants: or soogan or sougan or suggan \ ˈsügən , ˈsu̇g-​ , ˈsəg-​ \
plural -s

Definition of sugan

1 chiefly Irish : a hand-twisted rope of straw or heather
2 : a coarse blanket used by cowboys and ranchmen

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History and Etymology for sugan

Irish Gaelic sūgān; akin to Scottish Gaelic sūgan sugan

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“Sugan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sugan. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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