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Lug \Lug\ (l[u^]g), n. [Sw. lugg the forelock.]
     1. The ear, or its lobe. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

     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. [1913 Webster]

     4. (Harness) The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up. [1913 Webster]

     5. (Zool.) The lugworm.
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     6. A man; sometimes implying clumsiness. [slang] [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. [1913 Webster +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lug \Lug\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lugged} (l[u^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lugging} (l[u^]g"g[i^]ng).] [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.                     --Collier. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lug \Lug\, v. i.
     To move slowly and heavily.
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lug \Lug\, n.
     1. The act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged; as, the pack is a heavy lug. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

     2. Anything which moves slowly. [Obs.] --Ascham. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Lug \Lug\, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
     1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
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     2. A measure of length, being 161/2 feet; a rod, pole, or perch. [Obs.] " Eight lugs of ground." --Spenser. [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. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

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V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (June 2013) [vera]

94 Moby Thesaurus words for "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


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