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Pug

pug

1. An elf, or a hobgoblin; also same as puck.

2. A name for a monkey.

3. A name for a fox.

4. An intimate; a crony; a dear one.

5. Chaff; the refuse of grain.

6. A prostitute.

7. (Science: zoology) One of a small breed of pet dogs having a short nose and head; a pug dog.

8. (Science: zoology) Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.

Origin: Corrupted fr. Puck.

See: puck.


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