Lugged
Lug Lug, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lugged} (l[u^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lugging} (l[u^]g"g[i^]ng).] [OE. luggen, Sw. lugga to pull by the hair, fr. lugg the forelock.] To pull with force; to haul; to drag along; to carry with difficulty, as something heavy or cumbersome. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

They must divide the image among them, and so lug off every one his share. --Collier. [1913 Webster]


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