Green’s Dictionary of Slang

tug v.

[SE tug]

1. [17C; 2000s] of a man, to have sexual intercourse [2000s use, US black].

2. [1950s+] (orig. Aus.) to masturbate.

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tug one’s taffy (v.) (also pull one’s taffy)

[1990s+] (US) to masturbate.

SE in slang uses

In phrases

tug (a head) (v.)

[1970s] (Aus. Und.) to distract someone’s attention while a crime is being committed.

tug-button Tuesday (n.)

[mid-19C] the Tuesday before Advent.