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  1. 1
    a cup with straight sides and no saucer, used mainly for hot drinks

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    1. a.
      a large glass with a handle used for drinking beer

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    2. b.
      the liquid in a mug, or the amount that a mug contains

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  2. 2
    informal someone's face

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  3. 3
    American informal a criminal who is violent and often not very clever

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