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Definition of Jug


  1. A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.
  2. A pitcher; a ewer.
  3. A prison; a jail; a lockup.
  4. To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare.
  5. To commit to jail; to imprison.
  6. To utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.
  7. To nestle or collect together in a covey; -- said of quails and partridges.
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Jug Translations

jug in Afrikaans is bak, boks, pot
jug in Danish is kande, beholder
jug in Dutch is kruik, kan
jug in German is Krug, Kanne
jug in Italian is orcia, vaso, caraffa, carato
jug in Norwegian is potte, gryte, krukke, mugge
jug in Portuguese is jarro
jug in Spanish is jarro, estuche, jarra, olla
jug in Swedish is kanna, tillbringare, krus