- In sense “mongrel cat”, 1911, of Unknown origin, possibly Cockney. Possibly derived from maggie, margie or mog, all short forms of the female name Margaret. (Wiktionary)
“But... for your kitty can I suggest "Mog" short for moggy, which is another British word for cat; Mog is and also the name of a character in a series of kids' books, "Meg and Mog" by Jan Pienkowski.”
“To save yourself the embarrassment of using the "p-word"'over there', you could get by with "moggy", I think.”
“This dog is obviously a young criminal pooch mastermind testing our responce times before he goes on a moggy killing spree, lets hope its not near the campus at Coventry or we will never catch him in a golf buggie.”
“You made me laugh so loudly my poor moggy that WAS sat is the other side of the room and not impressed!! on March 11, 2010 at 11: 38 pm busybizzie”
“Buford Pusser was a black and white moggy, and my Gpa used to tell daring tales of his adventures.”
“The tidiest wing performance of the day came in West Ham's 1-0 win over Barnsley: a plucky, startled moggy somehow finding itself inside Upton Park, running the length of the pitch, doing a few step-overs then disappearing into the crowd.”
“One Response to “Stepping barefoot on an earthworm” moggy Says:”
“(I knew you were nothing but a flea-bitten mite-eared, worm-tailed moggy from the first time I saw you.) \par (That's no way to treat one of your ancestors,) Grimalkin squawled in protest.”
“Thank you, moggy, for raising this important point here.”
“Just dropping a line here to say that the link moggy provides above to "conversation on institutions" is well worth reading.”
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but now they're not because I looked them up. In cases of polysemy or homography, *of course* it was the oddest meaning that stumped me. ;)
As to feature the creature "mog".
As a second language, thank you.
British words/phrases/slang I love using in everyday conversation.
Looking for tweets for moggy.