lugged lugged


  1. (n) ancient Celtic god
  2. (n) a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast
  3. (n) a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something
  4. (n) marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait
  5. (v) carry with difficulty
  6. (v) obstruct



  1. She endured the expected teasing over this indignity, but dutifully lugged the name through high school, apologizing for it each time she introduced herself in a new town.
  2. When the Germans moved into Poland last fall, they lugged with them portable shower baths, ran farm motors to make steam for delousing Polish prisoners.
  3. An anonymous wit scratched those lines on the side of a junked car door and lugged it to a trail near my home in Northern California.



  1. "It appears as though she sustained the injury during the stretch run," said Pletcher. "When she switched to the right lead, she came off the bridle and lugged in a bit. Though she cooled out fine following the race she appeared to be...
    on Sep 16, 2007 By: Todd Pletcher Source: New York Times

  2. "He lugged in the last half of that race pretty severely," trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said. "We had to think something was bothering him. There was no inflammation or heat in the ankle, but further tests diagnosed the problem."
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Kiaran McLaughlin Source: ESPN

  3. "Come the third period, in all of our big games, he has taken the ball and lugged the puck down the ice, created opportunities every shift," Doug Weight said. "I don't think his numbers even show how great he has played."
    on Jun 5, 2006 By: Doug Weight Source:

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