Definitions

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

  • n. An udder, breast, or teat of a female animal.
  • v. Past tense and past participle of dig.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Mammary gland on domestic mammal containing more than two breasts.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of dig.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A teat, pap, or nipple; -- formerly that of a human mother, now that of a cow or other beast.
  • imp. & p. p. of dig.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The pap or nipple of a woman or a female animal; the breast, with reference to suckling. It is now applied to that of a human female only in contempt.
  • n. Preterit and past participle of dig.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an udder or breast or teat

Etymologies

Origin unknown.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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  • Weissmuller wakes us nightly with a shriek,
    beating his wizened dugs like bongo-drums,
    simian brain in simian physique.

    - Peter Reading, Some of Their Efforts, from Tom O' Bedlam's Beauties, 1981

    June 28, 2008