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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A dull explosive sound, usually short and repeated, made by or as if by a laboring engine.
  • intransitive verb To make dull explosive sounds.
  • intransitive verb To move or travel while making dull explosive sounds.
  • transitive & intransitive verb To chugalug.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To take fish by gaffing them through holes cut in the ice.
  • noun A short sudden tug or pull.

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  • noun A dog; a cross between a pug and a chihuahua.
  • noun pejorative, ethnic slur A person of native American descent.
  • noun A dull, fairly quick explosive or percussive sound, as if made by a labouring engine.
  • noun pejorative, ethnic slur A person of native American descent.
  • verb intransitive To make dull explosive sounds.
  • verb intransitive To move or travel whilst making such sounds.
  • verb transitive, slang to drink a large amount (especially of beer) in a single action; to chugalug.
  • verb transitive (British slang, derogatory) To solicit charitable donations on the street, particularly when done in a persistent manner.

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  • verb make a dull, explosive sound
  • noun the dull explosive noise made by an engine

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Imitative.]

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blend of chihuahua and pug

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Onomatopoeia

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blend of charity and mug

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