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pug         

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      n  
1      (Also called)    carlin   a small compact breed of dog with a smooth coat, lightly curled tail, and a short wrinkled nose  
2    any of several small geometrid moths, mostly of the genus Eupithecia, with slim forewings held outstretched at rest  
     (C16: of uncertain origin)  
  puggish      adj  
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pug          [2]  
      vb   , pugs, pugging, pugged   tr  
1    to mix or knead (clay) with water to form a malleable mass or paste, often in a pug mill  
2    to fill or stop with clay or a similar substance  
3    (of cattle) to trample (the ground) into consolidated mud  
     (C19: of uncertain origin)  

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pug          [3]  
      n      a slang name for       boxer       1  
     (C20: shortened from pugilist)  

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pugging  
      n   material such as clay, mortar, sawdust, sand, etc., inserted between wooden flooring and ceiling to reduce the transmission of sound,   (Also called)    pug         


pug          [1]  
      n  
1      (Also called)    carlin   a small compact breed of dog with a smooth coat, lightly curled tail, and a short wrinkled nose  
2    any of several small geometrid moths, mostly of the genus Eupithecia, with slim forewings held outstretched at rest  
     (C16: of uncertain origin)  
  puggish      adj  
pug          [2]  
      vb   , pugs, pugging, pugged   tr  
1    to mix or knead (clay) with water to form a malleable mass or paste, often in a pug mill  
2    to fill or stop with clay or a similar substance  
3    (of cattle) to trample (the ground) into consolidated mud  
     (C19: of uncertain origin)  
pug          [3]  
      n      a slang name for       boxer       1  
     (C20: shortened from pugilist)  
pug nose  
      n   a short stubby upturned nose  
     (C18: from pug1)  
   pug-nosed             adj  

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