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  • The chair pugged slowly, in a struggling unwilling fashion.

    Lady Chatterley's Lover

  • His nose was neither hawklike nor pugged, neither thin nor spread, absolutely average in length and shape.

    Storm Rising

  • His nose was neither hawklike nor pugged, neither thin nor spread, absolutely average in length and shape.

    Storm Rising

  • Then came freaks and dwarves, faces pugged or painted, some in horn-bedecked masks sewn with bells, capering on malformed legs and clad in the motley of centunculi, vividly patched coats like fragmented rainbows.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • Fig. 23-1 shows such a system with dry clay stored in the back, a slaking pit in front, plastic clay covered under wet cloth ready to be pugged.

    Chapter 7

  • The clay can also be stored in the workshop, covered with wet bags and plastic sheets. kneading or pugging: When clay is taken from storage, it must be kneaded or pugged in order to reduce problems of particle orientation (see p. 43) and to make the clay less stiff.

    Chapter 7

  • After one day the clay is soaked and the mixture is turned upside down with a hoe or spade or pugged in a pug mill.

    1. Refractories

  • For example, pugged clay may be suitable for shaping without tempering, and further processing stages may be added, such as the option of using a washmill as part of the clay preparation process.

    Chapter 12

  • This machine differs from Daines 'in this essential matter, that here the clay is _pugged_, or tempered, and formed into tiles at one operation, while with Daines' machine, the clay is first passed through a pug mill, as it is for making bricks in the common process.

    Farm drainage The Principles, Processes, and Effects of Draining Land with Stones, Wood, Plows, and Open Ditches, and Especially with Tiles

  • The grievances brought forward, amongst others that of the _salt-horse_, (a horse's hoof with the shoe on, so swore the cook, had been found in the pickle,) were treated as trifles and pooh-poohed by the functionary, "a minute gentleman with a viciously pugged nose, and a decidedly thin pair of legs."

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 380, June, 1847

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