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English noun: Lug

1. Lug (person) ancient Celtic god


SynonymsLugh


Instance hypernymCeltic deity


Domain categoryantiquity


Domain regionEmerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland

2. lug (artifact) a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast


Synonymslugsail


Broader (hypernym)fore-and-aft sail


Part meronymjunk, lugger

3. lug (artifact) a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something


Broader (hypernym)projection


Part meronymlug wrench

4. lug (animal) marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait


Synonymslobworm, lugworm


Broader (hypernym)polychaete, polychaete worm, polychete, polychete worm


Member meronymclass Polychaeta, Polychaeta


English verb: lug

1. lug (contact) carry with difficulty


SamplesYou'll have to lug this suitcase.


Synonymstote, tug


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)carry, transport

2. lug (contact) obstruct


SamplesMy nose is all stuffed.
Her arteries are blocked.


Synonymsblock, choke up, stuff


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)back up, choke, choke off, clog, clog up, congest, foul


Antonymsloosen up, unstuff









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