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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lug /ˈlʌg/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lug n.
 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 up.
 5. Zool. The lugworm.
 Lug bolt Mach., a bolt terminating in a long, flat extension which takes the place of a head; a strap bolt.
 Lug nut Mach., a large nut fitting a heavy bolt; -- used especially of the nuts used to attach wheels to vehicles.
 Lug wrench 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 sizes.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lug, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Lugged p. pr. & vb. n. Lugging ]  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.   --Collier.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lug, v. i. To move slowly and heavily.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lug, n.
 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.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lug, n.
 1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.]
 2. A measure of length, being 16½ feet; a rod, pole, or perch. [Obs.] Eight lugs of ground.”
 Chimney lug, 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.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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, lobworm]
      v 1: 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]