dug

2
[ duhg ]
/ dʌg /
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noun

the mamma or the nipple of a female mammal.

Nearby words

  1. duffy,
  2. duffy, sir charles gavan,
  3. dufus,
  4. dufy,
  5. dufy, raoul,
  6. dugan,
  7. dugas' test,
  8. dugento,
  9. dugite,
  10. dugong

Origin of dug

2
1520–30; origin obscure; perhaps < a Germanic base akin to Danish dægge, Norwegian degge, Swedish dägga to suckle

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British Dictionary definitions for dugs

dug

1
/ (dʌɡ) /

verb

the past tense and past participle of dig

dug

2
/ (dʌɡ) /

noun

the nipple, teat, udder, or breast of a female mammal
a human breast, esp when old and withered

Word Origin for dug

C16: of Scandinavian origin; compare Danish dægge to coddle, Gothic daddjan to give suck

dug

3
/ (dʌɡ) /

noun

a Scot word for dog
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