Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In coal-mining, a self-acting inclined plane under ground.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The word "gug" meaning "private" in gully dwarf language, this dwarf was therefore nothing more than a "high private," a rank considered laughable in the rest of the army.

    War of the Twins

  • "gug" meaning "private" in gully dwarf language, this dwarf was therefore nothing more than a "high private," a rank considered laughable in the rest of the army.

    War of the Twins

  • He probably just needs a gug, aww bless him. on October 28, 2008 at 7: 00 pm | Reply TheBinarySurfer

    High Risk Arrest (Part 1) « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • Before, we could be liable to life imprisonment. gug hereby declares that, when the President of the Republic signs this law, gug will be liable to the death penalty … because I and my lover are serial offenders, breaking this law.

    Ugandan Bloggers Debate Anti-gay Bill

  • This is a fond and final hail and farewell to "Dunsanian" thought though Joshi argues that Lovecraft is not so much rejecting Dunsany as he is rejecting Lovecraft's own flawed view of Dunsany and it not coincidentally also marks Lovecraft's joyous return to golden New England after fleeing the gug-infested canyons of New York City.

    Kenneth Hite's Journal

  • I've gug-got you sized up for just what you are, a big case of bluff.

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

  • I gave this sus-sneaking blabber seven dollars to bet on Wyndham, and I'll never gug-get over being ashamed of it as long as I live.

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

  • "I want a few words with you, Roger," he said; "I've gug-gug-got something -- something important to -- to tell you."

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

  • "The game is as gug-good as settled," muttered Springer, when his elated teammates had galloped off to the field and left him alone.

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

  • "I own up that I did feel bad about the way things went in that gug-game; but I caught a cold, and I decided to take care of myself in order to get back into my best condition."

    Rival Pitchers of Oakdale

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  • I meant to type "huh" into the IRC channel at work a couple years ago and gug is what came out. I'd probably have forgotten, but JT repeated it and the newly coined word lodged in my head. Urban Dictionary and HP Lovecraft seem to have existing meanings, but I reject them. There is no meaning, only Zul.

    October 14, 2007