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As a noun thug

is a criminal with an intimidating and unseemly appearance and mannerisms, who treats others violently and roughly, especially for hire.

As a letter x is

the twenty-fourth letter of the.

As a symbol x is

voiceless velar fricative.

thug

English

(wikipedia thug) From (etyl) . Thuggee was an Indian network of secret fraternities who were engaged in murdering and robbing travellers and known for strangling their victims, operating from the 17th century (possibly as early as 13th century) to the 19th century. During of India, many Indian words passed into common English, and in 1810 thug referred to members of these Indian gangs. The sense was adopted more generally as "ruffian, cutthroat" by 1839.

Noun

(en noun)
  • A criminal with an intimidating and unseemly appearance and mannerisms, who treats others violently and roughly, especially for hire.
  • (dated) One of a band of assassins formerly active in northern India who worshipped and offered their victims to her.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    x

    Translingual

    {{Basic Latin character info, previous=W, next=Y, image= (wikipedia X)

    Etymology 1

    Letter

  • The twenty-fourth letter of the .
  • See also
    (Latn-script)

    Cardinal number

    (mul-number)
  • The number 10.
  • Symbol

    (mul-symbol)
  • A symbol of the IPA, representing a voiceless uvular fricative.
  • strike
  • Etymology 2

    Possibly from skull and crossbones

    Symbol

    (mul-symbol)
  • Derived terms
    * XXX

    See also

    {{Letter , page=X , NATO=X-ray , Morse=–··– , Character=X , Braille=? }} Image:Latin X.png, Capital and lowercase versions of X , in normal and italic type Image:Fraktur letter X.png, Uppercase and lowercase X in Fraktur Roman numerals ----