Hug

Definition of Hug

v. i.1.To cower; to crouch; to curl up.
[imp. & p. p. Hugged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hugging.]
2.To crowd together; to cuddle.
v. t.1.To press closely within the arms; to clasp to the bosom; to embrace.
2.To hold fast; to cling to; to cherish.
We hug deformities if they bear our names.
- Glanvill.
3.(Naut.) To keep close to; as, to hug the land; to hug the wind.
To hug one's self
to congratulate one's self; to chuckle.
n.1.A close embrace or clasping with the arms, as in affection or in wrestling.

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