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Yes. The word lug is a Scrabble US word. The word lug is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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3 letters words from 'lug'

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2 letters words from 'lug'

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Definitions and meaning of lug

lug

Etymology

Probably from Old Norse (compare Swedish lugga, Norwegian lugge). Noun is via Scots lugge, probably from Old Norse (compare Norwegian and Swedish lugg). Probably related to slug (lazy, slow-moving), which is from similar Scandinavian sources.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American, Canada) enPR: lŭg, IPA(key): /lʌɡ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌɡ

Noun

lug (plural lugs)

  1. The act of hauling or dragging.
  2. That which is hauled or dragged.
  3. Anything that moves slowly.
    • 1545, Roger Ascham, Toxophilus
      whereof the one is quick of cast, trick, and trim both for pleasure and profit: the other is a lug
  4. A lug nut.
    Synonym: lug nut
  5. (electricity) A device for terminating an electrical conductor to facilitate the mechanical connection; to the conductor it may be crimped to form a cold weld, soldered or have pressure from a screw.
  6. A part of something which sticks out, used as a handle or support.
  7. A fool, a large man.
    Synonym: big lug
  8. (Britain) An ear or ear lobe.
  9. A wood box used for transporting fruit or vegetables.
  10. (slang) A request for money, as for political purposes.
  11. (Britain, dialect) A rod or pole.
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  12. (Britain, archaic, dialect) A measure of length equal to 16+12 feet.
    Synonym: rod
  13. (nautical) A lugsail.
  14. (harness) The leather loop or ear by which a shaft is held up.
  15. A loop (or protuberance) found on both arms of a hinge, featuring a hole for the axis of the hinge.
  16. A ridge or other protuberance on the surface of a body to increase traction or provide a hold for holding and moving it.
  17. A lugworm.

Derived terms

  • (protruding support): launch lug

Translations

Verb

lug (third-person singular simple present lugs, present participle lugging, simple past and past participle lugged)

  1. (transitive, sometimes figuratively) To haul or drag along (especially something heavy); to carry; to pull.
    • c. 1700 Jeremy Collier, A Thought
      They must divide the image among them, and so lug off every one his share.
    • 1923, P. G. Wodehouse, The Inimitable Jeeves:
      As a rule, you see, I'm not lugged into Family Rows. On the occasions when Aunt is calling to Aunt like mastodons bellowing across primeval swamps and Uncle James's letter about Cousin Mabel's peculiar behaviour is being shot round the family circle... the clan has a tendency to ignore me.
  2. (transitive) To run at too slow a speed.
  3. (transitive, nautical) To carry an excessive amount of sail for the conditions prevailing.
  4. (intransitive, horse-racing) To pull toward the inside rail ("lugging in") or the outside rail ("lugging out") during a race.

Derived terms

  • luggage

Translations

References

  • Frank Graham (1987) The New Geordie Dictionary, →ISBN
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN
  • Newcastle 1970s, Scott Dobson and Dick Irwin, [2]
  • A List of words and phrases in everyday use by the natives of Hetton-le-Hole in the County of Durham, F.M.T.Palgrave, English Dialect Society vol.74, 1896, [3]

Anagrams

  • Gul

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch lucht.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lœχ/

Noun

lug (uncountable, diminutive luggie)

  1. air

Usage notes

The plural form of lug is lugte, but it exists only in literary texts and is otherwise never used.


Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *lug(ā), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)leuK- (to gulp/drink (down), swallow). Cognate to Lithuanian liũgas (morass), Old Norse slok (trough, spillway), Middle High German slūch (gulf, abyss).

Noun

lug m (indefinite plural lugje, definite singular lugu, definite plural lugjet)

  1. trough, (water) channel, spillway
  2. groove (especially in trees)
  3. valley (between mountains or hills through which a river or creek flows)

Declension

Derived terms

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Irish

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

lug m (genitive singular luga, nominative plural luganna)

  1. (mechanics) lug

Declension

Derived terms

  • lug seoil (lugsail)

Further reading

  • "lug" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lug” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Livonian

Etymology

Akin to Finnish luku.

Noun

lug

  1. number

Primitive Irish

Romanization

lug

  1. Romanization of ᚂᚒᚌ

Scanian

Etymology

From Old Norse lok.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlǿʉːɣ]

Noun

lug n

  1. weed, unwanted plant

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *lǫgъ.

Noun

lȗg m (Cyrillic spelling лу̑г)

  1. small forest, grove
    Synonyms: šumica, gaj
  2. swamp forest
Declension

Further reading

  • “lug” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Etymology 2

From Middle High German louge, from Proto-Germanic *laugō ("soap, lye").

Noun

lȗg m (Cyrillic spelling лу̑г)

  1. ash (fire residue)
  2. lye
Declension

Further reading

  • “lug” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology

From Middle High German louge, from Proto-Germanic *laugō ("soap, lye").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lùːk/, /lúːk/

Noun

lūg m inan

  1. lye

Inflection

Further reading

  • lug”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Somali

Noun

lug ?

  1. leg

Sumerian

Romanization

lug

  1. Romanization of 𒇻 (lug)

Yola

Noun

lug

  1. Alternative form of lhug

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to drag heavily.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)