wall plug
noun Date: 1888 an electric receptacle in a wall

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Plug — Plug, n. [Akin to D. plug, G. pflock, Dan. pl[ o]k, plug, Sw. plugg; cf. W. ploc.] 1. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple. [1913 Webster] 2. A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco. [U. S.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plug and feather — Plug Plug, n. [Akin to D. plug, G. pflock, Dan. pl[ o]k, plug, Sw. plugg; cf. W. ploc.] 1. Any piece of wood, metal, or other substance used to stop or fill a hole; a stopple. [1913 Webster] 2. A flat oblong cake of pressed tobacco. [U. S.] [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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