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Meaning of LUG

Pronunciation:  lug, lûxh

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  1. [n]  marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait
  2. [n]  a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something
  3. [n]  a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast
  4. [n]  (Irish) ancient Irish god (probably a god of the sun)
  5. [v]  carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
  6. [v]  obstruct, as of a passage; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"
 Synonyms: block, choke up, lobworm, lugsail, lugworm, stuff, tote, tug
 Antonyms: loosen up, unstuff
 See Also: back up, carry, Celtic deity, choke, choke off, class Polychaeta, clog, clog up, congest, diacetylmorphine, fore-and-aft sail, foul, H, heroin, horse, junk, lug wrench, lugger, Polychaeta, polychaete, polychaete worm, polychete, polychete worm, projection, scag, shit, smack, transport



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Lug\, n. [Sw. lugg the forelock.]
    1. The ear, or its lobe. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
    2. That which projects like an ear, esp. that by which
       anything is supported, carried, or grasped, or to which a
       support is fastened; an ear; as, the lugs of a kettle; the
       lugs of a founder's flask; the lug (handle) of a jug.
    3. (Mach.) A projecting piece to which anything, as a rod, is
       attached, or against which anything, as a wedge or key,
       bears, or through which a bolt passes, etc.
    4. (Harness) The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held
    5. (Zo["o]l.) The lugworm.
    {Lug bolt} (Mach.), a bolt terminating in a long, flat
       extension which takes the place of a head; a strap bolt.
  2. \Lug\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lugged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Lugging}.] [OE. luggen, Sw. lugga to pull by the hair, fr.
    lugg the forelock.]
    To pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with
    difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome. --Dryden.
          They must divide the image among them, and so lug off
          every one his share.                     --Collier.
  3. \Lug\, v. i.
    To move slowly and heavily.
  4. \Lug\, n.
    1. The act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged;
       as, the pack is a heavy lug.[Colloq.]
    2. Anything which moves slowly. [Obs.] --Ascham.
  5. \Lug\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
    1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
    2. A measure of length, being 161/2 feet; a rod, pole, or
       perch. [Obs.] `` Eight lugs of ground.'' --Spenser.
    {Chimney lug}, or {Lug pole}, a pole on which a kettle is
       hung over the fire, either in a chimney or in the open
       air. [Local, U.S.] --Whittier.
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