The engravings herewith illustrate a new form of mixing or pugging machine for making mortar or any other similar material.
Finished the hut, pugging it at the ends, and making the roof better.
Enamelled iron sheets are screwed to the ceiling joists in the hot rooms, and pugging placed over.
I came to such a spot, and it was very dark, and the tantalising odour "set my pugging tooth on edge."
When cracks appear or96 joints open, they should be stopped with a pugging of fire clay and grog.
Where a shelf or prop rocks insecurely, a small wad of pugging (grog and clay) will give a steady bearing.
This is called "pugging," and the whole thing—trough, shaft, and knives—is a "pug mill."
In our illustrations, C is a knife-edge rail, upon which run grooved wheels supporting the pugging box.
1560s, general term of endearment (also puggy), probably related to puck (n.2); one of the earliest senses is "sprite, imp" (1610s). The sense of "miniature dog" is from 1749 (pug-dog); that of "monkey" is 1660s. The word at various times meant "a bargeman" (1590s), "a harlot" (c.1600), and "an upper servant in a great house" (1847).
A prizefighter or boxer; pugilist
[1858+; fr pugilist]