Plugger
Plugger \Plug"ger\, n. One who, or that which, plugs. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • plugger — /plug euhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that plugs. 2. any of various machines or tools that insert, remove, or manipulate plugs or pluglike materials, as a dental instrument used to pack and mold the filling in a tooth cavity. * * * …   Universalium

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  • plugger — plÊŒgÉ™(r) n. person who plugs or thing that plugs, person or thing that blocks a hole; simple individual who lives an ordinary life style but always makes efforts to get by and get along with life …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Song-plugger — A song plugger was a piano player employed by music stores in the early 20th century to promote and help sell new sheet music, which is how hits were advertised before quality recordings were widely available. Typically, the pianist sat on the… …   Wikipedia

  • amalgam plugger — an instrument for packing and condensing plastic amalgam in a prepared tooth cavity …   Medical dictionary

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