lugger

[ luhg-er ]
/ ˈlʌg ər /

noun Nautical.

a small ship lug-rigged on two or three masts.

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Origin of lugger

First recorded in 1785–95; lug(sail) + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for lugger

lugger
/ (ˈlʌɡə) /

noun

nautical a small working boat rigged with a lugsail

Word Origin for lugger

C18: from lugsail
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