- simple past tense and past participle of dig (replacing earlier digged)
From earlier dugge ("pap, teat"; compare also English dialectal ducky, dukky (“the female breast”)), apparently connected to Danish dægge (“to suckle”), Swedish dägga (“to suck”), Old English dēon (“to suckle”). More at doe.
dug (plural dugs)
- (chiefly in the plural) A mammary gland on a domestic mammal with more than two breasts.