Pugging
Pug Pug, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Pugged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Pugging}.] [Cf. G. pucken to thump. beat.] [1913 Webster] 1. To mix and stir when wet, as clay for bricks, pottery, etc. [1913 Webster]

2. To fill or stop with clay by tamping; to fill in or spread with mortar, as a floor or partition, for the purpose of deadening sound. See {Pugging}, 2. [1913 Webster]


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  • Pugging — Pug ging, n. [See {Pug}, v. t.] 1. The act or process of working and tempering clay to make it plastic and of uniform consistency, as for bricks, for pottery, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Mortar or the like, laid between the joists under the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pugging — Pug ging, a. Thieving. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pugging — /pug ing/, n. 1. the act of a person who pugs. 2. coarse mortar or the like for deadening sound. [1815 25; PUG2 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pugging — pÊŒg n. small turned up nose; clay prepared for brickmaking; footprints of an animal; breed of small short haired dog v. fill with caulk; follow footprints, track footprints …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pugging — noun pack (a space) with pug, sawdust, or other material in order to deaden sound. → pug …   English new terms dictionary

  • pugging — noun ( s) Etymology: from gerund of pug (III) 1. : the working and tempering of clay usually by machine to make it plastic and of uniform consistency 2. : deafening 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • pugging-end —   (of a house)   the gable end. Devonsh …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

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  • deafening — Pugging Pug ging, n. [See {Pug}, v. t.] 1. The act or process of working and tempering clay to make it plastic and of uniform consistency, as for bricks, for pottery, etc. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) Mortar or the like, laid between the joists… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pug — pug1 noun 1》 a dog of a dwarf breed like a bulldog with a broad flat nose and deeply wrinkled face. 2》 a small, slender moth which rests with its wings stretched out to the sides. [Eupithecia and other genera.] Derivatives puggish adjective puggy …   English new terms dictionary

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