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Pup

properly means a little boy or girl. A little dog is so called because it is a pet. An insect in the third stage of existence. (Latin, pupus, fem. pupa; French, poupée, a doll; German, puppe.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Punch
Punch
Punctual
Punctuality
Punctuation
Pundit
Punic Apple
Punic Faith
Punish a Bottle (To)
Punjab [five rivers]
Pup
Purbeck (Dorsetshire)
Purgatory
Puritani (I)
Puritans
Purkinge’s Figures
Purler (A)
Purlieu
Purple (blue and red)
Purple (Promotion to the)
Purpure [purple]