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  • n  ancient Celtic god
  • n  a sail with four corners that is hoisted from a yard that is oblique to the mast
  • n  a projecting piece that is used to lift or support or turn something
  • n  marine worms having a row of tufted gills along each side of the back; often used for fishing bait
  • v  carry with difficulty
    You'll have to lug this suitcase
  • v  obstruct

  • Faced with longer check-in lines, lengthy security screening and more airline baggage restrictions, many passengers are sending their bags ahead via luggage-shipping services.
  • It looks like a watermelon and tastes like one too, but it's not the hulking mass you've had to lug home from the grocery store for the family picnic.
  • That might be easy if you have a green thumb and a backyard big enough to absorb a Douglas fir: lug the potted tree inside for the holidays, then outside once your New Year's .
News & Articles

  • Powerful Creek tough to stop
    Lug n' Jug Logen Jetofsky throws over to first base Thursday, June 13 2013 at Hobb Field. Photo by Whitney Hayward
    June 14, 2013 - The Pueblo Chieftain

  • Kyle Busch in Washington Post
    I had a lug nut come loose and got run over by the 1,Busch said in typically blunt fashion.
  • Elton Sawyer in SYS-CON Media (press release) (blog)
    This is the opportunity for fans to be with a team from its first chassis purchased to the last lug nut tightened before rolling onto the track,adds the team's competition architect Elton Sawyer. "For the first time in NASCAR, fans can be...
  • Salim Ahmed Hamdan in National Post
    But defense lawyers for Yemeni captive Salim Hamdan argued that he was merely a hired laborer akin to defense contractors who provide services to US forces and that "changing lug nuts and oil filters" were hardly war crimes.

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