What does the word hug mean?

Usage examples for hug

  1. The tremendous hug of the little arms and the kiss of the rosy lips are manifestations of physical love; while the child is in this loving mood the wise mother should ask of him some little service, slight at first, but sufficient to make him put forth some effort to serve her. – Parent and Child Vol. III., Child Study and Training by Mosiah Hall
  2. If the fish hug the shore, then we're up against it, but I think they strike in about here; that's why I chose this site. – The Silver Horde by Rex Beach
  3. She used to run in when she got home from school and hug her mother. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins