Definitions for luglʌg

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Lug, Lugh(noun)

    ancient Celtic god

  2. lugsail, lug(noun)

    a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast

  3. lug(noun)

    a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something

  4. lugworm, lug, lobworm(verb)

    marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait

  5. lug, tote, tug(verb)

    carry with difficulty

    "You'll have to lug this suitcase"

  6. stuff, lug, choke up, block(verb)


    "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked"


  1. lug(Noun)

    A lug nut.

  2. lug(Noun)

    A device for terminating an electrical conductor to facilitate the mechanical connection; to the conductor it may be crimped to form a cold weld, soldered or have pressure from a screw.

  3. lug(Noun)

    A part of something which sticks out, used as a handle or support.

  4. lug(Noun)

    A fool, a large man.

  5. lug(Noun)

    An ear or ear lobe.

  6. lug(Noun)

    A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables.

  7. lug(Noun)

    A request for money, as for political purposes.

    They put the lug on him at the courthouse.

  8. lug(Noun)

    A measure of length equal to 16 feet.

  9. lug(Verb)

    To haul, carry (especially something heavy).

    Why do you always lug around so many books?

  10. lug(Verb)

    To run at too slow a speed.

    When driving up a hill, choose a lower gear so you don't lug the engine.

  11. lug(Verb)

    To carry an excessive amount of sail for the conditions prevailing.

  12. Origin: Probably from (compare Swedish lugga, Norwegian lugge). Noun is via lugge, probably from (compare Swedish and Norwegian lugg). Probably related to slug, which is from similar Scandinavian sources.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lug(noun)

    the ear, or its lobe

  2. Lug(noun)

    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. Lug(noun)

    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. Lug(noun)

    the leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up

  5. Lug(noun)

    the lugworm

  6. Lug(verb)

    to pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome

  7. Lug(verb)

    to move slowly and heavily

  8. Lug(noun)

    the act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged; as, the pack is a heavy lug

  9. Lug(noun)

    anything which moves slowly

  10. Lug(noun)

    a rod or pole

  11. Lug(noun)

    a measure of length, being 16/ feet; a rod, pole, or perch

  12. Origin: [Sw. lugg the forelock.]


  1. Lug (knob)

    A Lug (knob) is a typically flattened protuberance, a knob, or extrusion on the side of a vessel: pottery, jug, glass, vase, etc. They are sometimes found on prehistoric ceramics/stone-vessels such as pots from Ancient Egypt, Hembury ware, claw beakers, and boar spears. A lug may also only be shaped as a lip for suspension–. In Ancient Egypt, lugs contained a hole for suspension, with 2– or 3–lugged vessels most common. In Roman times, lugs were on some types of column-sections to aid in construction. After slung by rope into position with a crane, the lugs were then masoned off. Front side of Gebel el-Arak Knife Lugged side of Gebel el-Arak Knife Ancient Egyptian lugged and drilled pot of stone Ancient Egypt lugged pottery

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  1. Mark Beaumont:

    The golden rule with kit is to take less than you think you need, you have to lug that all uphill, and no matter how frugal you are, you will find yourself after a week's touring at the post office with a box of stuff being posted home.

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