ug

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See also: UG, Ug, and .ug

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English ugge, from Old Norse uggr (fear, apprehension, dread), related to Old Norse ógn (terror, threat, dispute) and agi (terror, strife, fear, punishment). More at awe.

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ug (plural ugs)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) A feeling of fear, horror or disgust.
    He took an ug at's meht.
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) An object of disgust.
    What an ug ye've myed yorsel.
  3. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) Vomited matter.
  4. (Northumbria) A surfeit.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English uggen, from Old Norse ugga (to fear), see above.

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Verb[edit]

ug (third-person singular simple present ugs, present participle ugging, simple past and past participle ugged)

  1. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To dread, loathe or disgust.
    • 1822, Wilson, Robert, “Answer to an Epistle from a Friend”, in Poems, Chiefly in the Scottish Dialect, page 71:
      Wha weds a cankert thriftless wife, / Weds to his days eternal strife, / For, like the Tron-Kirk bell, / She ever hammers on his lugs, / Till her an' hame at last he uggs / As the dire door o' hell!
  2. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To fear, be horrified; shudder with horror.
  3. (Northern England and Scotland, obsolete) To vomit.
  4. (Northumbria, obsolete) To give a surfeit to.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Derived from the similarity between the letter u and the Greek letter µ.

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ug

  1. Alternative spelling of µg

Etymology 4[edit]

The ugs (circled) of a koi carp.

From Icelandic uggi (fin).

Noun[edit]

ug (plural ugs)

  1. (Caithness, Scotland) The pectoral fin of a fish.
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ug

  1. and

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ug

  1. and