lug

lug
{{11}}lug (n.) 1620s, "handle of a pitcher," from lugge (Scottish) "earflap of a cap, ear" (late 15c.; according to OED, the common word for "ear" in 19c. Scotland), probably from Scandinavian (Cf. Swed. lugg "forelock," Norw. lugg "tuft of hair"). The connecting notion is "something that can be gripped and pulled." Applied 19c. to mechanical objects that can be grabbed or gripped. Meaning "stupid fellow" is from 1924; that of "lout, sponger" is 1931, Amer.Eng. Cf. lug-nut (1869), nut closed at one end as a cap.
{{12}}lug (v.) late 14c., "to move (something) heavily or slowly," from Scandinavian (Cf. Swed. lugga, Norw. lugge "to pull by the hair"); see LUG (Cf. lug) (n.). Related: Lugged; lugging.

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