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  • noun
    An obstruction blocking a hole, pipe, etc. (somewhere in the pipes there is a plug of ice blocking the flow)
    A device for making an electrical connection, especially between an appliance and a power supply, consisting of an insulated casing with metal pins that fit into holes in an outlet. (the cable is fitted with a two-pin plug)
    A piece of publicity promoting a product, event, or establishment.
    A piece of tobacco cut from a larger cake for chewing. (they sold chewing tobacco in bars and plugs)
    A lure with one or more hooks attached. (Carrying plugs festooned with treble hooks is a price that is inevitably paid by the penitent plug fisherman.)
    short for fireplug
    A tired or old horse.


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