Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
from 2005 supplement
PUGGIE, n., v. I. Add quots.: Gsw. 1985 Michael Munro The Patter 55:
puggie In card games the kitty is sometimes called the puggy: 'Right, who's no chipped in tae the puggy?' Gsw. 1985 James Kelman A Chancer 71:
The dealer collected the 24, deducting 3 house-puggy which he folded and slid through a slot on the edge of the table. Okay lads, he called, there's twenty one quid to go; all or any part. Ags. 1990s :
Puggie: n. a bank, "kitty" at cards.
I. Add: I. 2. A cash-dispenser.Gsw. 1985 Michael Munro The Patter 55:
puggie ... The word is also used to mean a one-armed bandit or fruit machine, and I have also heard of it being used for an automatic cash-dispenser outside a bank: 'Ah just put ma kerd in your puggy an it swallied it!'Per. 1993 :
Ah'll have tae get money oot the puggie.Edb. 2003 :
Ah'm aye gaun tae the puggie tae tak oot money.
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