Found 2 items, similar to Pug.
English → English
n : small compact smooth-coated breed of Asiatic origin having a
tightly curled tail and broad flat wrinkled muzzle [syn:
English → English
, n. [OE. pouke; cf. OSw. puke, Icel. p[=u]ki an evil
demon, W. pwca a hobgoblin. Cf. Poker
a bugbear, Pug
1. (Medi[ae]val Myth.) A celebrated fairy, “the merry
wanderer of the night;”
-- called also Robin Goodfellow
, Friar Rush
, etc. --Shak.
He meeteth Puck, whom most men call
Hobgoblin, and on him doth fall. --Drayton.
2. (Zo["o]l.) The goatsucker. [Prov. Eng.]
, n. [Corrupted fr. puck. See Puck
1. An elf, or a hobgoblin; also same as Puck
. [Obs.] --B.
2. A name for a monkey. [Colloq.] --Addison.
3. A name for a fox. [Prov. Eng.] --C. Kingsley.
4. An intimate; a crony; a dear one. [Obs.] --Lyly.
5. pl. Chaff; the refuse of grain. [Obs.] --Holland.
6. A prostitute. [Obs.] --Cotgrave.
7. (Zo["o]l.) One of a small breed of pet dogs having a short
nose and head; a pug dog.
8. (Zo["o]l.) Any geometrid moth of the genus Eupithecia
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pugged
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [Cf. G. pucken to thump. beat.]
1. To mix and stir when wet, as clay for bricks, pottery,
2. 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
1. Tempered clay; clay moistened and worked so as to be
2. A pug mill.
, a kind of mill for grinding and mixing clay,
either for brickmaking or the fine arts; a clay mill. It
consists essentially of an upright shaft armed with
projecting knives, which is caused to revolve in a hollow
cylinder, tub, or vat, in which the clay is placed.
, n. [Hind. pag foot.]
A footprint; a track; as of a boar. [India]
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]