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Definition of "dug" []

  • An udder, breast, or teat of a female animal. (noun)
  • Past tense and past participle of dig. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "dug" in a sentence
  • "_ -- no consecrated one, but one dug ready to receive a corpse; _dug, in savage threatening of slaughter, for the reception of one yet living_ -- the son of the noble owner of that ancient domain -- dug in sight of his father's house, in his own park, by wretches who have warned him to prepare to fill that grave in October!"
  • "When Christopher Columbus asked the West Indian savages what they called their dug-outs they said _canoas_; so a boat dug out of a solid log had the first right to the word we now use for a canoe built up out of several different parts."
  • "On the way back he picked up another trail, he once again dug his nose down in the grass to better get on the scent."