wall plug

noun

: an electric receptacle in a wall

Example Sentences

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of wall plug was in 1888

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“Wall plug.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wall%20plug. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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