lug

lug
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[[t]lʌg[/t]]
v. lugged, lug•ging, n.
1) to pull or carry with force or effort:
to lug a heavy suitcase upstairs[/ex]
2) to introduce or interject inappropriately or irrelevantly:
to lug personalities into a discussion of philosophy[/ex]
3) naut. navig. (of a sailing ship) to carry an excessive amount of (sail) for the conditions prevailing
4) to pull or tug laboriously
5) aum (of an engine or machine) to jerk, hesitate, or strain
6) an act or instance of lugging; a forcible pull
7) a wooden box for transporting fruit or vegetables
8) sts Slang. a request for or exaction of money, as for political purposes:
They put the lug on him at the office[/ex]
Etymology: 1300–50; ME luggen < Scand; cf. Norw lugge, Sw lugga to pull by the hair II
lug
[[t]lʌg[/t]] n.
1) a projecting piece by which anything is held or supported
2) cvb a ridge or welt that helps to provide traction, as on a tire or the sole of a shoe
3) a leather loop hanging down from a saddle, through which a shaft is passed for support
4) sts Slang.
a) an awkward, clumsy fellow
b) a blockhead
c) a man; guy
Etymology: 1485–95; < Scand; cf. Norw, Sw lugg forelock. See lug I III
lug
[[t]lʌg[/t]] n.
naut. navig.
lugsail
Etymology: by shortening

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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