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pug in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpugpug /pʌɡ/ noun [countable]  HBAa small short-haired dog with a wide flat face, a very short nose, and a curly tail
Examples from the Corpus
pugIt bore a sketch on the outside of the envelope; a small black pug.It was - it could not be - Buffy the pug, with Mrs Gracie!Buffy the pug was dead long ago; between them the family had replaced him in her affections.Halsey knew the pug stationed at the back door, who let them in without a word.I fear that if you send more letters to the theatre Mrs Seale will notice the pug and will tell Papa.At 24, there is little of the pug image about him.The purists were far from happy, particularly when furtive crosses with pugs further tamed the breed.