Definition of lug noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//lʌɡ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//lʌɡ//
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  1. 1(specialist) a part of something that sticks out, used as a handle or support
  2. 2(also lughole) (both British English, humorous) an ear
  3. Word Originnoun late 15th cent. (denoting the ear flap of a hat): probably of Scandinavian origin: compare with Swedish lugg ‘forelock, nap of cloth’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: lug

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