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Date: 1600-1700
Origin: snug 'to snuggle' (16-20 centuries), probably from snug (adjective)

snuggle

verb
     
snuggle
snug‧gle [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] informal
to settle into a warm comfortable position
snuggle up/down/against etc
She snuggled up in Clarissa's lap to listen to the story.

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