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  • n. Plural form of tug.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of tug.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • In all documents, manuals, letters sent, name tugs made, as well as broadcasts produced by the host (namely, the organizing entity), in so far as a sports team and sports organization from the Taiwan area is referred to in the Chinese language, it shall be “zhong hua tai bei (Chinese Taipei).”

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • In all documents, manuals, letters sent, name tugs made, as well as broadcasts produced by the host (namely, the organizing entity), in so far as a sports team and sports organization from the Taiwan area is referred to in the Chinese language, it shall be "zhong hua tai bei (Chinese Taipei)."

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • Pint-sized tractors, called tugs, hauled huge package containers from the planes and were later used to reload them after the sorting was done.

    Durangoherald.com

  • Pint-sized tractors, called tugs, hauled huge package containers from the planes and later reloaded them after the sorting was done.

    Fore, right!

  • That moon will make the tides higher, kind of tugs at the earth.

    CNN Transcript Apr 2, 2007

  • NGUYEN: Well, another one, too, really kind of tugs at your heartstrings, but it's such a trick that it just really makes a lot of people mad.

    CNN Transcript Mar 24, 2006

  • Less valuable elk skins were cut into "tugs," or ropes for use in camp, and the undressed hides of bear and buffalo were used for bedding and to wrap the bales of dressed deer skins.

    Great American Hunters: Daniel Boone

  • By September 4, the ports were clogged with 1,910 barges, 419 'tugs'

    Operation Sea Lion

  • Collegers are dieted solely on mutton; hence they are familiarly and vulgarly termed "mutton-tugs," abbreviated to "tugs," which homely monosyllable they themselves derive from _togati_, on account of their wearing the _toga_ -- had they not better trace their origin at once from that mysterious and secret society of the Thugs of India?

    Confessions of an Etonian

  • McGregor; but both ceased to haul in on finding that the "tugs" were not repeated.

    The Eagle Cliff

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