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Thug vs. Pug

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Thugnoun

Someone with an intimidating and unseemly appearance and mannerisms, who treats others violently and roughly, often for hire.

Pugnoun

A bargeman.

Thugnoun

(historical) One of a band of assassins formerly active in northern India who worshipped Kali and offered their victims to her.

Pugnoun

A small dog of an ancient breed originating in China, having a snub nose, wrinkled face, squarish body, short smooth hair, and curled tail.

Thugnoun

In gardening, an over-vigorous plant that spreads and dominates the flowerbed.

Pugnoun

(obsolete) chaff; the refuse of grain

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Thugnoun

A punk; a hoodlum; a hooligan.

Pugnoun

Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.

Thugverb

To commit acts of thuggery, to live the life of a thug, or to dress and act in a manner reminiscent of someone who does.

Pugnoun

(obsolete) An elf or hobgoblin.

Thugnoun

One of an association of robbers and murderers in India who practiced murder by stealthy approaches, and from religious motives. They have been nearly exterminated by the British government.

Pugnoun

An upper servant in a great house.

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Thugnoun

An assassin; a ruffian; a rough.

Pugnoun

A harlot; a prostitute.

Thugnoun

an aggressive and violent young criminal

Pugnoun

One who fights with fists; a boxer

Pugnoun

Any compressed clay-like material mixed and worked into a soft, plastic condition for making bricks, pottery or for paving. (Also pug soil)

Pugnoun

A pug mill.

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Pugnoun

The pawprint / footprint of an animal

Pugnoun

A term of endearment.

Pugverb

(transitive) To mix and stir when wet.

‘to pug clay for bricks or pottery’;

Pugverb

(transitive) To fill or stop with clay by tamping; to fill in or spread with mortar, as a floor or partition, for the purpose of deadening sound.

Pugverb

To mix and stir when wet, as clay for bricks, pottery, etc.

Pugverb

To fill or stop with clay by tamping; to fill in or spread with mortar, as a floor or partition, for the purpose of deadening sound. See Pugging, 2.

Pugnoun

Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be plastic.

Pugnoun

A pug mill.

Pugnoun

An elf, or a hobgoblin; also same as Puck.

Pugnoun

A name for a monkey.

Pugnoun

A name for a fox.

Pugnoun

An intimate; a crony; a dear one.

Pugnoun

Chaff; the refuse of grain.

Pugnoun

A prostitute.

Pugnoun

One of a small breed of pet dogs having a short nose and head; a pug dog.

Pugnoun

Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia.

Pugnoun

A footprint; a track; as of a boar.

Pugnoun

small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle

Pugnoun

a dog of a dwarf breed like a bulldog with a broad flat nose and deeply wrinkled face.

Pugnoun

a small, slender moth which rests with its wings stretched out to the sides.

Pugnoun

pugged clay.

Pugnoun

a boxer

‘a come-from-nowhere pug gets a shot at the heavyweight title’;

Pugnoun

the footprint of an animal

‘I saw the pug marks of the tigress in the soft earth’;

Pugverb

work (clay) into a soft, plastic condition suitable for making bricks or pottery, without air pockets

‘bricks set in pugged clay’;

Pugverb

pack (a space) with pug, sawdust, or other material in order to deaden sound

‘old-fashioned pugging with dry sand cannot be carried out’;

Pugverb

track (an animal) by its footprints.

Pug

The pug is a breed of dog with physically distinctive features of a wrinkly, short-muzzled face, and curled tail. The breed has a fine, glossy coat that comes in a variety of colors, most often light brown (fawn) or black, and a compact, square body with well-developed muscles.

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