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Definition 1: marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for lug in the sense of this definition

(lug is a kind of ...) chiefly marine annelids possessing both sexes and having paired appendages (parapodia) bearing bristles

(... is a member of lug) marine annelid worms

Definition 2: a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something - [noun denoting artifact]

(lug is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is part of lug) a wrench with jaws that have projecting lugs to engage the object that is to be rotated

Definition 3: a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for lug in the sense of this definition

(lug is a kind of ...) any sail not set on a yard and whose normal position is in a fore-and-aft direction

(... is part of lug) any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails

(... is part of lug) small fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails

Definition 4: ancient Celtic god - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for lug in the sense of this definition

(lug is an instance of ...) a deity worshipped by the Celts

(lug belongs to category ...) the historic period preceding the Middle Ages in Europe

(lug belongs to a domain located in ...) an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

Definition 5: carry with difficulty - [verb of contact]

Samples where lug or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • You'll have to lug this suitcase

Synonyms for lug in the sense of this definition

(lug is a kind of ...) move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body

"You must carry your camping gear" "carry the suitcases to the car" "This train is carrying nuclear waste" "These pipes carry waste water into the river"

Definition 6: obstruct - [verb of contact]

Samples where lug or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My nose is all stuffed
  • Her arteries are blocked

Synonyms for lug in the sense of this definition

(lug is a kind of ...) become or cause to become obstructed

"The leaves clog our drains in the Fall" "The water pipe is backed up"

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