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
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any of various types of Russian and former Soviet fighter aircraft
Word Origin for MiG
from Mi (koyan) and G (urevich), names of designers
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in name of various Russian fighter planes, so called in honor of aircraft designers Mikoyan and (Russian i) Gurevitch.
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