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chinese lug

Chi·nese lug
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees luhg]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis lʌg/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees luhg]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis lʌg/

Definition of chinese lug words

  • noun chinese lug a lugsail stiffened by battens and kept flat when hoisted: used in Chinese sailing vessels. 1

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Origin of chinese lug

First appearance:

before 1875
One of the 25% newest English words
First recorded in 1875-80

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Parts of speech for Chinese lug

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chinese lug popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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