Definition of Pluguglies
1. plugugly [n] - See also: plugugly
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluguglies
Literary usage of Pluguglies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Proceedings of the ... Annual Congress of Correction of the American by American Correctional Association (1904)
"Some of these names are suggestive: "Hell's kitchen gang, stable gang, dead men, floaters, pay, hock gang, the soup house gang, pluguglies, back-alley men, ..."
2. American English by Gilbert Milligan Tucker (1921)
"PLEASANT SPOKEN—Agreeable in talk, B. PLUG—Worthless horse. PLUG HAT—High silk hat, "beaver," B. pluguglies—Baltimore rowdies, 1857. ..."
3. The Presidents I Have Known from 1860-1918 by Simon Wolf (1918)
"It seemed to me that I was back in the '50's when the "pluguglies" were burning and murdering foreigners on the score of their religion. ..."
4. Men and Things by Hiram Parks Bell (1907)
"New England piety gathered from the slums of her cities her thugs, riff-raff and pluguglies, armed them with Sharp's rifles and sent them to the borders of ..."
5. My Battles with Vice by Virginia Brooks (1915)
"She is protected in her work by a score of thugs and pluguglies disguised as waiters, whose business it is to "play up" to the women who infest ..."