Definition of Lug

1. Noun. Ancient Celtic god.

Exact synonyms: Lugh
Geographical relationships: Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland
Generic synonyms: Celtic Deity
Category relationships: Antiquity

2. Verb. Carry with difficulty. "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
Exact synonyms: Tote, Tug
Generic synonyms: Carry, Transport
Derivative terms: Luggage, Tote, Toter

3. Noun. A sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast.
Exact synonyms: Lugsail
Generic synonyms: Fore-and-aft Sail
Group relationships: Junk, Lugger

4. Verb. Obstruct. "Her arteries are blocked"
Exact synonyms: Block, Choke Up, Stuff
Generic synonyms: Back Up, Choke, Choke Off, Clog, Clog Up, Congest, Foul
Derivative terms: Block, Blockage
Antonyms: Unstuff

5. Noun. A projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something.
Group relationships: Lug Wrench
Generic synonyms: Projection

6. Noun. Marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait.
Exact synonyms: Lobworm, Lugworm
Group relationships: Class Polychaeta, Polychaeta
Generic synonyms: Polychaete, Polychaete Worm, Polychete, Polychete Worm

Definition of Lug

1. n. The ear, or its lobe.

2. v. i. To pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome.

3. v. i. To move slowly and heavily.

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

5. n. A rod or pole.

Definition of Lug

1. Initialism. (computing) (w Linux) user group ¹

2. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Lugh) ¹

3. Noun. A lug nut. ¹

4. Noun. (context: electricity) 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. ¹

5. Noun. A part of something which sticks out, used as a handle or support. ¹

6. Noun. A fool, a large man. ¹

7. Noun. (U.K.) An ear or ear lobe. ¹

8. Noun. A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables. ¹

9. Noun. (slang) A request for money, as for political purposes. ¹

10. Noun. (UK dialect) A rod or pole. ¹

11. Noun. (UK dialect) A measure of length equal to 16½ feet. ¹

12. Verb. (transitive) To haul, carry (especially something heavy). ¹

13. Verb. (transitive) To run at too slow a speed. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive nautical) To carry an excessive amount of sail for the conditions prevailing. ¹

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Definition of Lug

1. to carry or pull with effort [v LUGGED, LUGGING, LUGS]

Medical Definition of Lug

1. 1. The ear, or its lobe. 2. That which projects like an ear, especially. 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. Lug bolt, a bolt terminating in a long, flat extension which takes the place of a head; a strap bolt. Origin: Sw. Lugg the forelock. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lug

luetic mask
lug (current term)
lug bolt
lug bolts
lug nut
lug wrench

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