MEANING: noun: Someone very old and decrepit.

ETYMOLOGY: After struldbrugs, the name for people in Gulliver’s Travels who grow old and decrepit, but never die. Earliest documented use: 1773.

NOTES: In Gulliver’s Travels, struldbrugs is the name given to a small group of immortal people who live in the kingdom of Luggnagg. They continue to grow old and at the age of eighty they are regarded as legally dead, though they continue living on a small pension from the state.

STRULD BUG - all the VW Beetles of that model were made in the factory in Struld

STRUL - DO RUG! - instructions to Strul, my housekeeping robot

STAR ULDBRUG - the most gifted and popular Uldbrug