Chimney lug
Lug Lug, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] 1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.] --Wright. [1913 Webster]

2. A measure of length, being 161/2 feet; a rod, pole, or perch. [Obs.] `` Eight lugs of ground.'' --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

{Chimney lug}, or {Lug pole}, a pole on which a kettle is hung over the fire, either in a chimney or in the open air. [Local, U.S.] --Whittier. [1913 Webster]


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  • Lug pole — Lug Lug, n. [Etymol. uncertain.] 1. A rod or pole. [Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] 2. A measure of length, being 161/2 feet; a rod, pole, or perch. [Obs.] Eight lugs of ground. Spenser. [1913 Webster] {Chimney lug}, or {Lug pole}, a pole on… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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