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lug

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

lugn. [Sw. lugg the forelock.].
  •  The ear, or its lobe.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The lugworm.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A man; sometimes implying clumsiness.  [PJC]
Lug bolt (Mach.), a bolt terminating in a long, flat extension which takes the place of a head; a strap bolt. -- Lug nut (Mach.), a large nut fitting a heavy bolt; -- used especially of the nuts used to attach wheels to vehicles. -- Lug wrench (Mach.), a wrench used to tighten or loosen lug nuts, usually a steel rod having a hexagonally shaped socket which fits closely over the lug nut; sometimes in the shape of a cross, having several such sockets, one at the end of each arm, to accommodate nuts of different sizes.
lugv. i. [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.  [1913 Webster]
    "They must divide the image among them, and so lug off every one his share."  [1913 Webster]
lugv. i. 
     To move slowly and heavily.  [1913 Webster]
lugn. 
  •  The act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged; as, the pack is a heavy lug.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Anything which moves slowly.  Ascham.  [1913 Webster]
lugn. [Etymol. uncertain.].
  •  A rod or pole.  Wright.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A measure of length, being 16Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
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.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lug, v. & n.
--v. (lugged, lugging)
1 tr. a drag or tug (a heavy object) with effort or violence. b (usu. foll. by round, about) carry (something heavy) around with one.
2 tr. (usu. foll. by in, into) introduce (a subject etc.) irrelevantly.
3 tr. (usu. foll. by along, to) force (a person) to join in an activity.
4 intr. (usu. foll. by at) pull hard.
--n.
1 a hard or rough pull.
2 (in pl.) US affectation (put on lugs).

lug, n.
1 Sc. or colloq. an ear.
2 a projection on an object by which it may be carried, fixed in place, etc.
3 esp. US sl. a lout; a sponger; a stupid person.

lug, n. = LUGWORM.

lug, n. = LUGSAIL.

Etymology
abbr.

THESAURUS

lug

Eustachian tube, anvil, auditory apparatus, auditory canal, auditory meatus, auditory nerve, auditory ossicles, auditory tube, auricle, basilar membrane, bear, bony labyrinth, buck, carry, cauliflower ear, cochlea, conch, concha, conduct, convey, draft, drag, draggle, draw, drumhead, ear, ear lobe, eardrum, endolymph, external ear, ferry, fly, freight, gawk, hale, hammer, haul, heave, hump, incus, inner ear, klutz, lift, lobe, lobster, lobule, looby, lout, lubber, lummox, lump, lurch, malleus, manhandle, mastoid process, middle ear, oaf, organ of Corti, outer ear, oval window, pack, palooka, perilymph, pinna, pull, round window, secondary eardrum, semicircular canals, shell, snake, snap, stapes, stirrup, strain, take, take in tow, tote, tow, trail, train, transport, trawl, troll, tug, twitch, tympanic cavity, tympanic membrane, tympanum, vellicate, vestibule, waft, whisk, wing, yank

ROGET THESAURUS

lug

Traction

VB draw, pull, haul, lug, rake, drag, tug, tow, trail, train, take in tow, wrench, jerk, twitch, touse, yank.

Hearing

N hearing, audition, auscultation, eavesdropping, audibility, acute ear, nice ear, delicate ear, quick ear, sharp ear, correct ear, musical ear, ear for music, ear, auricle, lug, acoustic organs, auditory apparatus, eardrum, tympanum, tympanic membrane, ear trumpet, speaking trumpet, hearing aid, stethoscope, earshot, hearing distance, hearing, hearing range, sound, carrying distance, telephone, phone, telephone booth, intercom, house phone, radiotelephone, radiophone, wireless, wireless telephone, mobile telephone, car radio, police radio, two-way radio, walkie-talkie, handie-talkie, citizen's band, CB, amateur radio, ham radio, short-wave radio, police band, ship-to-shore radio, airplane radio, control tower communication, (communication), electronic devices, phonograph, gramophone, megaphone, phonorganon, microphone, directional microphone, mike, hand mike, lapel microphone, phonograph needle, stylus, diamond stylus, pickup, reading head (electronic devices), hearer, auditor, listener, eavesdropper, listener-in, auditory, audience, otology, otorhinolaryngology, otologist, otorhinolaryngologist, hearing, auditory, auricular, acoustic, phonic, arrectis auribus, Int, hark, hark ye!, hear!, list, listen!, O yes!, Oyez!, listen up, listen here!, hear ye!, attention!, achtung.


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