Found 3 items, similar to Lug.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: ancient Celtic god [syn: Lugh
2: a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is
oblique to the mast [syn: lugsail
3: a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn
4: marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of
the back; often used for fishing bait [syn: lugworm
English → English
(l[u^]g), n. [Sw. lugg the forelock.]
1. The ear, or its lobe. [Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
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. (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.
4. (Harness) The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held
5. (Zo["o]l.) The lugworm.
6. A man; sometimes implying clumsiness. [slang]
(Mach.), a bolt terminating in a long, flat
extension which takes the place of a head; a strap bolt.
(Mach.), a large nut fitting a heavy bolt; -- used
especially of the nuts used to attach wheels to vehicles.
(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
[1913 Webster +PJC]
, n. [Etymol. uncertain.]
1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
2. A measure of length, being 161/2 feet; a rod, pole, or
perch. [Obs.] “ Eight lugs of ground.”
, 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.
, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lugged
(l[u^]gd); p. pr. & vb.
(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.
They must divide the image among them, and so lug off
every one his share. --Collier.
, v. i.
To move slowly and heavily.
1. The act of lugging; as, a hard lug; that which is lugged;
as, the pack is a heavy lug. [Colloq.]
2. Anything which moves slowly. [Obs.] --Ascham.