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addaword.gifdefinition of rug up

verb
to wear layers of warm clothes in the anticipation of cold weather
I like to rug up in winter. I don't mind cold weather.
Submitted by: Özgür Mutlu Özlevi from Australia on 06/08/2014 22:03:00
Definition of rug up from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used

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