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mug

Julia Cresswell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199547920
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727801
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[E16th]

A mug was first of all a measure of salt, then a large earthenware vessel or bowl. In the

Reference Entry.  145 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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