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the internet domain name for
  1. Uganda
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Examples from the Web for ug

Historical Examples of ug

  • It wasn't only the words, it was the way he said it, and the 'ug he gave me at the time.

    Vice Versa

    F. Anstey

  • Nadalispang ug nadakdak, He slipped and fell on his rear end.

  • Panampung ug muatsi ka, Cover your nose and mouth when you sneeze.

  • Jest like Japanese jugglers, a-fanning the bubbles, as would 'ug the ground.

  • "Wouldn't 'ug you, young 'un, not for nothing—if it were light enough ter see yer face by," he retorted with heavy wit.

Word Origin and History for ug


early 13c., "to inspire fear or loathing;" mid-14c. "to feel fear or loathing," from Old Norse ugga "to fear, dread" (see ugly).

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