lugger

noun
lug·​ger | \ˈlə-gər \

Definition of lugger 

: a small fishing or coasting boat that carries one or more lugsails

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The wooden boats competed in skiff, workboat, lugger, trawler, runabout, sailboat and cruiser classes. Ann Benoit, NOLA.com, "Madisonville drew the boats and crowds for annual Wooden Boat Festival," 27 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of lugger

1757, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lugger

lugsail

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Dictionary Entries near lugger

luggage tan

luggage van

luggar

lugger

luggie

lug hook

Lugo

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The first known use of lugger was in 1757

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