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Definition of Lug


  1. The ear, or its lobe.
  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. 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. The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up.
  5. The lugworm.
  6. To pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome.
  7. To move slowly and heavily.
  8. The act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged; as, the pack is a heavy lug.
  9. Anything which moves slowly.
  10. A rod or pole.
  11. A measure of length, being 16/ feet; a rod, pole, or perch.

Lug Translations

lug in French is rudiment
lug in German is zerren
lug in Italian is abbrivo
lug in Norwegian is hale, slepe
lug in Spanish is rudimento