Webster 1913 Edition
The ear, or its lobe.
[Scot. & Prov. Eng.]
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;
lugsof a kettle; the
lugsof a founder’s flask; the
lug(handle) of a jug.
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.
The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
luggato pull by the hair, fr.
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
lugoff every one his share.
To move slowly and heavily.
The act of lugging;
as, a hard; that which is lugged;
as, the pack is a heavy.
Anything which moves slowly.
A rod or pole.
A measure of length, being 16½ feet; a rod, pole, or perch.
[Obs.]“ Eight lugs of ground.”
Chimney lug, or
a pole on which a kettle is hung over the fire, either in a chimney or in the open air.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To haul; to drag; to pull with force, as something heavy and moved with difficulty.
Howler lugs him still through hedges.
2.To carry or convey with labor.
They must divide the image among them, and so lug off every one his share.
To lug out, to draw a sword, in burlesque.
1.A small fish.
2.In Scotland, an ear. Obs.
3.A pole or perch, a land-measure. Obs.
4.Something heavy to be drawn or carried. [Vulgar.]