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- n. Fear; horror.
- n. A surfeit.
- v. To feel dread, loathing or disgust.
- v. To fear, feel horror; shudder with horror.
- n. Alternative spelling of µg.
From Middle English ugge, from Old Norse uggr ("fear, apprehension, dread"), related to Old Norse ógn ("terror, threat, disput") and agi ("terror, strife, fear, punishment"). More at awe. (Wiktionary)
From Middle English uggen, from Old Norse ugga ("to fear"), see above. (Wiktionary)
Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ. (Wiktionary)