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To drink the whole of what is in a glass or bottle without pausing: I tried to chug-a-lug a quart bottle of Schaefer/ He chugged a liter of vodka and dropped dead

[1940s+; echoic of the sound of repeated swallowing; perhaps related to Scots dialect chug, ”a short tug or pull”]


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