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or migg

noun Chiefly Northern, North Midland, and Western U.S.
  1. a playing marble, especially one that is not used as a shooter.
  2. migs, (used with a singular verb) the game of marbles.
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Origin of mig

perhaps variant of mib with g from game1
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British Dictionary definitions for migg


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

from Mi (koyan) and G (urevich), names of designers
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Word Origin and History for migg


in name of various Russian fighter planes, so called in honor of aircraft designers Mikoyan and (Russian i) Gurevitch.

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