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English noun: Lug

1. Lug (person) ancient Celtic god


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


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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