moggy

moggy

[mog-ee]
noun, plural moggies. British Informal.
a cat.
Also, mog.


Origin:
1815–25; said to be orig. Cockney; supposed derivations from dial. (W Midlands) Moggy pet name for a calf, or from personal name Maggie, are dubious

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moggy (ˈmɒɡɪ)
 
n , pl moggies
(Brit) a slang name for cat Sometimes shortened to: mog
 
[C20: of dialect origin, originally a pet name for a cow]

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