Pug

Pug

, n. [Corrupted fr. puck. See Puck.] 1. An elf, or a hobgoblin; also same as Puck. [Obs.] B. Jonson.
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2. A name for a monkey. [Colloq.] Addison.
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3. A name for a fox. [Prov. Eng.] C. Kingsley.
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4. An intimate; a crony; a dear one. [Obs.] Lyly.
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5. pl. Chaff; the refuse of grain. [Obs.] Holland.
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6. A prostitute. [Obs.] Cotgrave.
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7. (Zol.) One of a small breed of pet dogs having a short nose and head; a pug dog.
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8. (Zol.) Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.
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Pug

(?), n. [Hind. pag foot.] A footprint; a track; as of a boar. [India]
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