American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A small boat used for fishing, sailing, or coasting and having two or three masts, each with a lugsail, and two or three jibs set on the bowsprit.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vessel carrying either two or three masts, often with a running bowsprit and always with lug-sails. On the bowsprit are set two or three jibs, and the lug-sails hang obliquely to the masts.
- n. Same as jugger.
- n. A small vessel having two or three masts, and a running bowsprit, and carrying lugsails.
- n. A conman.
- n. An Indian falcon (Falco jugger), similar to the European lanner and the American prairie falcon.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Naut.) A small vessel having two or three masts, and a running bowsprit, and carrying lugsails. See
- n. (Zoöl.) An Indian falcon (Falco jugger), similar to the European lanner and the American prairie falcon.
- n. small fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails
- From lugsail. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The lugger was a stranger, white, painted with a red mark, “very flash.””
“The lugger was a beautiful boat, according to the idea of beauty that then prevailed, having been constructed by Mr George”
“You think that fellow with the lugger was the captain?" asked Murray.”
“The lugger was a fast boat, the wind just suited her, and the brig fell farther and farther astern until, as the former entered the bay of Quimper and laid her course north, the brig hauled her wind and turned to rejoin the vessels off Brest.”
“It was soon evident that the lugger was a fast craft.”
“Well, Tonti," answered Signor Viti, in a protecting manner, and with an affable smile, "as this is not an affair that is likely to go to the higher courts at Florence, your explanations may be taken as sufficient, and I have no wish to disturb them -- a lugger is a lugger.”
“He tells us that the lugger is a craft much in use among the”
“The lugger is a celebrated French privateer, that we have six cruisers in chase of at this moment, our own ship included.”
“Italians reluctant converts to the opinion of the Englishman, that the lugger was the dreaded and obnoxious Feu-Follet.”
“The three vessels were not more than half a cable's length asunder; that is, we were about that distance from the ship, and the lugger was a very little farther from us.”
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