The Rincon is at the head of the valley, snugged up against the mountains, as its name signifies, in a "corner."
I said to Margaret, when the kites were snugged down and all yards trimmed on the wind.
The way we're fixed now makes things different, an' we'd better get her snugged down.
Quickly she snugged the cloak in to cover the ugly thing she had looked upon.
In that spirit they snugged everything on board the schooner and prepared to defy the storm.
It snugged tightly to shoulder and neck and made chuckling sounds.
I snugged into my overcoat, and jammed my hat well down on my head, for the wind was already blowing a gale.
Lucrèce snugged close to her soldier, and he gave her a playful kiss.
We wrapped the one plaid round us both and snugged together, waiting for the tea to boil.
So they snugged down by the window and tittered and watched and anticipated rare fun.
1590s, "compact, trim" (of a ship), especially "protected from the weather," perhaps from a Scandinavian source, cf. Old Norse snoggr "short-haired," Old Swedish snygg, Old Danish snøg "neat, tidy," perhaps from PIE *kes- (1) "to scratch" (see xyster). Sense of "in a state of ease or comfort" first recorded 1620s. Meaning "fit closely" is first found 1838. Expression snug as a bug in a rug attested by 1769; earlier snug as a bee in a box (1706).