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Definition of JUG

4 definitions found:



Jug \Jug\, v. i. (Zool.)
     1. To utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale. [1913 Webster]

     2. To nestle or collect together in a covey; -- said of quails and partridges. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Jug \Jug\ (j[u^]g), n. [Prob. fr. Jug, a corruption of, or nickname for, Joanna; cf. 2d Jack, and Jill. See {Johannes}.] [1913 Webster]
     1. A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side. [1913 Webster]

     2. A pitcher; a ewer. [Eng.]
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     3. A prison; a jail; a lockup. [Slang] --Gay.
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     4. (pl.) A woman's breasts; as, nice jugs. [vulgar slang] [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Jug \Jug\ (j[u^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jugged} (j[u^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jugging} (j[u^]g"g[i^]ng).] [1913 Webster]
     1. To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare. [1913 Webster]

     2. To commit to jail; to imprison. [Slang]
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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

70 Moby Thesaurus words for "jug":
     adobe, bastille, biscuit, bisque, bowl, brick, calabash, calaboose, can, canteen, carafe, carboy, caster, cement, ceramic ware, ceramics, china, chokey, clink, confine, constrain, cooler, coop, crock, crockery, cruet, cruse, decanter, demijohn, enamelware, ewer, fifth, firebrick, flacon, flagon, flask, flasket, glass, gourd, hipflask, hoosegow, hot-water bottle, immure, incarcerate, jail, jar, jeroboam, lockup, lota, magnum, mussuk, olla, pen, phial, pokey, porcelain, pot, pottery, prison, quod, refractory, slammer, stir, stoup, tile, tiling, urn, vacuum bottle, vase, vial


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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