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luggie

[ luhg-ee, loog-ee, loo-gee ]

noun

, Scot.
  1. any wooden container with a lug, or handle, as a mug, a pail, or a dish with a handle on the side.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of luggie1

First recorded in 1715–25; lug 2 + -ie

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Example Sentences

In another part of the district, including Sarun, where the "luggie" is larger, the average produce is about one-third better.

Speaking of the produce in Tirhoot, the same gentleman says the "luggie," or measuring rod, varies throughout the district.

We need hardly wonder at the fate of poor Luggie, considering the times.

The luggie, it must be observed, varies in size throughout the district.

When out at sea Luggie had nothing to do but cast out his lines to have as plentiful a dinner as he could desire.

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