A Dictionary of the Older Scottish Tongue (up to 1700)

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Lug, n.3 [e.m.E. lugg (1602), of doubtful origin.] A lug, the sand-worm. — Actit that she will not again cast lug in the harbour; 1662–3 Pittenweem Ann. 87.
They also make use of a worm, called lug, digged out of the sands, at low water; 1683 Coll. Aberd. & B. 100.
Sibbald Scot. Illustr. iii. 34.

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