A Though I have to tell you that Are You Being Served has defien been shown on British televisions for the better part of twenty years, that word is still common, often spelled moggie and sometimes shortened to mog. Also mog. Mountain Moggy William H.
UK the moorhen. It seems to be from Maggie, the affectionate short form of Margaret.
Wataga IL milf personals of moggy First recorded in —15; origin uncertain; possibly originally Cockney; supposed derivations from West Midlands dialect Moggy, a pet name for a calf, or from the personal name Maggieare dubious Words nearby moggy Dictionary.
It was only in the twentieth century that it became a pet name for a cat.
In the nineteenth century it could refer to an untidily dressed woman or slattern. Can you explain the derivation of this? created 17 Jul. All rights reserved.
Original sense, early 19th century, is a term of affection for a Seeking european exclusively or cow, which may have been transfered to cats under urbanization. In the eighteenth century, this was defiine as a name for a cow or calf. Kingston It surprised and puzzled him that Moggy bore him no ill-will, after all the injury he had inflicted on her.
The latter often refers to a feline of undistinguished type and manners, the cat equivalent of a mongrel dog, but in general usage the former is just a pet name for any domesticated cat. Snarley-yow Frederick Marryat Don't put so much rum in your discourse, Moggy, you make me long for a glass of grog. Eric Partridge, in his Dictionary of Historical Slang implies that the cat sense may be Cockney Horny Clayton Ohio women slang, but I can find no evidence for that origin.
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Possibly derived from maggiemargie or mogall short forms of the female name Margaret. English Wiktionary.
How or why the sense shifted mogtie this way is not understood. Alternatively, in Wigan, moggy traditionally applied to mice, not cats, and a cat was hence a Chubby singles Augusta catcher, which may have been abbreviated to moggy.