The leatherloop or ear by which a shaft is held up.File:Medieval harness pendant suspension mount (FindID 604459).jpg|thumb|right|Harness pendant suspension mount featuring two lugs (at the bottom). The pendant has one lug (also named loop), placed in the gap between the two lugs of the hanger.
To pull toward the inside rail ("lugging in") or the outside rail ("lugging out") during a race.
Probably from Old Norse (compare Swedish lugga, Norwegian lugge). Noun is via Scots lugge, probably from Old Norse (compare Norwegian and Swedish lugg). Probably related to slug, which is from similar Scandinavian sources.
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