PUG, n. The name given to a little animal treated with familiarity, as a monkey, a little dog, &c
PUGNA'CIOUS, a. L. pugnax, from pugna, a fight; from pugnus, the fist. See Pugil.
Disposed to fight; inclined to fighting; quarrelsome; fighting.
Noah Webster 1828
Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass
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