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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.

They must divide the image among them, and so lug off every one his share.


vb. (en-pastlug)

  1. v. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase" [syn: tote, tug]

  2. obstruct; "My nose is all stuffed"; "Her arteries are blocked" [syn: stuff, choke up, block] [ant: unstuff]

  3. [also: lugging, lugged]


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Usage examples of "lugged".

Either way, the bandits had been paid for their work, for most lugged packs and pouches stuffed with treasure.

The rubble from the opening had been lugged across the stream for use in constructing homes.

And she was good people, the way she'd lugged that poor scared kid all day long.

She ignored the fact that Ferris and Clune had lugged heavy sacks of potatoes back to the ship, and that Bazil and Peran had carried in bundles of carrots and greens.

That queen fire lizard egg had probably been prepayment for whatever the dragons had lugged away.

Abner's triumph was tempered by defeat, for as the missionaries were watching the worldly books disappear, they were attracted by the sight of Jerusha Hale climbing on deck followed by Keoki, who lugged the remnants of the bananas.

Others laboriously lugged huge iron hooks, each weighing almost as much as a man, into position for biting into the blubber and pulling it aboard.

Thrown into one of the gutters, he had been found by a Hawaiian boy who did pimping for a group of girls, and this boy, in the custom of the islands, had lugged the bewildered Japanese home, where his sister had washed his bruises.

In 1908 she was sixty-one years old, and although she no longer lugged pineapples through the streets in her famous twin baskets, she still grew them and supervised others in the peddling.

We want her to look proud enough to clean her fingernails, yet humble enough to remain slightly stooped over as if she lugged baskets of pineapples about the town.

Panicked, blunญdering in the darkness, they'd lugged Amber far from the palace floor into the shelter of a broken wall.

Hundreds of slaves, Gheqet estimated, dug the ditch with hand tools and lugged the dirt out in baskets.

A tiny skeleton in shriveled rags lugged a cracked crock to a fountain.

Slaves and maids pulled down tapestries and lugged them down staircases.

For some days, as the tribe lugged huge burdens of bison meat and robes back to Rattlesnake Buttes, with all dogs laden, he studied his companions, and one after another he dismissed them as unlikely to stand the strain of what he had in mind.