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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of lug.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having ears, or appendages resembling ears.


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  • He went ahead with storm preparations, elevating the bed on old boards which he lugged from a disused barn falling to decay on the opposite bank of the creek.

    Chapter 4

  • First you put out every conceivable article on the bed or floor, and then with an air of self-denial you say, "There, that will be enough;" and when you find an additional portmanteau lugged out, you ask with an air of astonishment

    Lands of the Slave and the Free Cuba, the United States, and Canada

  • The style is faulty and the narrative marred -- if a bad egg can be spoiled -- by slang lugged in from the slums of two continents with evident labor.

    The Complete Works of Brann the Iconoclast, Volume 1.

  • At a loss as to which bike is ugliest - the "lugged" more like luggaged crabon one or the preppy-vomit hued one.

    My Bike, It's Full of Stars! Every Material, Every Color, All the Time

  • When in San Miguel last summer, I "lugged" my wi-fi equipped laptop to: The Biblioteca; the Jardin (north side, facing the police station); and Mama Mia's while I enjoyed breakfast.

    Internet access in SMA (with or w/out Eggs Benedict)

  • "Jes 'so Nebukidnezzur was pinted uv de Lord ter be king uv Babylon, -- dat same robbur dat tuk de vessuls out uv de temple at Jerusalem an' lugged 'em away ter his own country.

    John Jasper: The Unmatched Negro Philosopher and Preacher

  • Fascinating discoveries from second hand bookshops and chainstore threefertwos alike pile up on the shelves, taunting you with your laziness and their unreadness; novels that have been read are no better, merely taking up space as you slowly forget their plot and characters, destined to either be lugged from house to house as you move, or given away as fodder for Oxfam in its quest to become the Tesco of secondhand bookselling.

    August « 2009 « Squares of Wheat

  • At any rate, most truck owners spend most of their time on some sort of pavement, and a heavy-lugged offroad tire in this instance is simply a nuisance.

    Goodyear DuraTrac Tires

  • I considered grabbing one of the comfy chairs from the office furniture section of the store and wheeling it over to the paper aisles and sitting and watching who came by to look at that fancy paper, but instead I lugged all the paper I should have gotten a shopping cart to the checkout stand.

    That Bonded Resume Paper

  • Simplified procedure for “tubular” welded or lugged models

    UCI backs down and reduces frame approval fees


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