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pugdog

[puhg-dawg, -dog]
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noun
  1. pug1(def 1).

Origin of pugdog

First recorded in 1740–50; pug1 + dog
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Examples from the Web for pugdog

Historical Examples

  • The pugdog is a dwarf race, probably of mastiff origin, and kept solely as a pet.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 6

    Various

  • A lady of fashion with a pugdog and a husband entered the train at Paddington the other day.