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pugging

[ puhg-ing ]
/ ˈpʌg ɪŋ /
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noun

the act of a person who pugs.
coarse mortar or the like for deadening sound.

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Origin of pugging

First recorded in 1815–25; pug2 + -ing1

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British Dictionary definitions for pugging

pugging
/ (ˈpʌɡɪŋ) /

noun

material such as clay, mortar, sawdust, sand, etc, inserted between wooden flooring and ceiling to reduce the transmission of soundAlso called: pug
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