Meaning of “tug” in the English Dictionary

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tugverb [ I/T ]

us /tʌɡ/ -gg-

to pull something quickly with force or effort:

[ T ] We tugged the sled up the hill.
[ I ] He had to tug hard.
noun [ C ] us /tʌɡ/

She felt a tug at her sleeve.

(Definition of “tug” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)