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Snug (?), a. [Compar. Snugger (?); superl. Snuggest (?).] [Prov. E. snug tight, handsome; cf. Icel. snoggr smooth, ODan. snog neat, Sw. snugg.]

1.

Close and warm; as, an infant lies snug.

2.

Close; concealed; not exposed to notice.

Lie snug, and hear what critics say. Swift.

3.

Compact, convenient, and comfortable; as, a snug farm, house, or property.

 

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Snug, n. Mach.

Same as Lug, n., 3.

 

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Snug, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snugged (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Snugging(?).]

To lie close; to snuggle; to snudge; -- often with up, or together; as, a child snugs up to its mother.

 

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Snug, v. t.

1.

To place snugly.

[R.]

Goldsmith.

2.

To rub, as twine or rope, so as to make it smooth and improve the finish.

 

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