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or migg

[mig] /mɪg/
noun, Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
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
perhaps variant of mib with g from game1


or Mig, MIG

[mig] /mɪg/
any of several Russian-built fighter aircraft, as the MiG-15, a jet used in the Korean War.
named after Artem Mi(koyan) and Mikhail G(urevich), Russian aircraft designers Unabridged
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  • Nagsakbang mig balay, Our houses are across from each other.

  • She thinks it is something great; but it's only mig, after all.

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  • Mrs. mig's sick friends always have nurses and waiting maids—Mrs. F—— Rachel!

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  • And a couple of men drove onto that south eighty of mig's with a load of lumber, just as I come by.

British Dictionary definitions for mig


any of various types of Russian and former Soviet fighter aircraft
Word Origin
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.

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