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chug

(jargon)
To run slowly; to grind or grovel. "The disk is chugging like crazy."
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Those will draw the biggest fish in, and I'll put a chugger on the back of the chain or a Hawaiian eye with bait.
STREET fundraisers known as chuggers - "charity muggers" - face a crackdown under plans to be unveiled tomorrow.
The angler in the bow usually got the first crack, casting a larger chugger lure into the fish while the anglers in the back dropped in the rigged-and-ready blue runners to be slow-trolled into the fray.
Expecting the worst, I was left pleasantly surprised as the chugger politely informed me that he was an eastern monk fundraising for the International Society for Krishna Consciousness, which aims to feed the poor and the homeless through its Food for Life project.
Coun Doug James, Walsall Dear Editor, I'm shocked at the news the government won't back Birmingham's fight to ban chuggers.
Chuggers are one of the great menaces stalking our new urban landscape, on an equal footing with drunks and Bible bashers in terms of irritation.
I'D like to warn people about fundraisers, or chuggers (short for charity muggers), who stop you in the street or knock on your door to get you to donate to a charity by direct debit.
Be ready for both--a pitch bait (live or rigged) or two or a chugger plug on a 20-pound spinner does the job.
Using inexpensive lures and large (not horse) ballyhoo, a combination that has worked well is a black-and-orange Mold-craft chugger on the flatline with a black 7 Strand Softop/ballyhoo rig on the outrigger behind it.
Other words included in this latest edition include chugger (defined as a charity worker who approaches people in the street in an attempt to solicit regular donations) and rate tart (a person who frequently moves money between different savings accounts in order to take advantage of the most favourable rates of interest).
Because journeying on a Branson chugger is like taking an innocent girl on an expensive date.