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

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Lug, v. [ME. (14th c.) lugg(e, lug(e, logg(e, e.m.E. lug(g, to pull, tug, drag (in general or, freq., by the hair or ears), mod. north. Eng. dial. lug to pull (another's hair or ears): of Scand. origin, cf. Sw. lugga to pull a person's hair, lugg forelock.] intr. To pull, tug (? by the hair or ears). — The kensy cleikit to the cavell Bot, Lord, than gif thay luggit, … God wait gif hair wes ruggit [rh. also druggit, tuggit] Betuix thame; Christis Kirk 66 (B).

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