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NUG

abbr.
  1. necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
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Historical Examples

  • It appears from a passage in "Nug Antiqu," that fifty-five was esteemed a number which might safely be relied on.

    A Select Collection of Old English Plays (11 of 15)

    W. Carew Hazlitt

  • Nug they certainly are not, but full of weight; earnest, passionate communings of the spirit with itself.

  • Suf and Nug oil mixed is called Kabanug, and only used for burning, since it possesses strong purging qualities.

    The Highlands of Ethiopia

    William Cornwallis Harris