- a playing marble, especially one that is not used as a shooter.
- migs, (used with a singular verb) the game of marbles.
Origin of mig
or Mig, MIG
- any of several Russian-built fighter aircraft, as the MiG-15, a jet used in the Korean War.
Origin of MiG
named after Artem Mi(koyan) and Mikhail G(urevich), Russian aircraft designers
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Examples from the Web for mig
“Either of the MiG types must be honored, especially in the hands of a competent pilot,” the retired pilot said.U.S. Fighter Jocks Pray The ‘ISIS Air Force’ Rumors Are True
October 21, 2014
His forces included three infantry divisions, an armored brigade, 60 MiG aircraft, 60 helicopters, and 200 Soviet-made tanks.The Warlord Who Defines Afghanistan: An Excerpt From Bruce Riedel’s ’What We Won’
July 27, 2014
Nagsakbang mig balay, Our houses are across from each other.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
She thinks it is something great; but it's only Mig, after all.
Mrs. Mig's sick friends always have nurses and waiting maids—Mrs. F—— Rachel!
And a couple of men drove onto that south eighty of Mig's with a load of lumber, just as I come by.The Flying U's Last Stand
B. M. Bower
- any of various types of Russian and former Soviet fighter aircraft
from Mi (koyan) and G (urevich), names of designers
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Word Origin and History for mig
in name of various Russian fighter planes, so called in honor of aircraft designers Mikoyan and (Russian i) Gurevitch.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper