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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.

Jug Quotations

A jug fills drop by drop.

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.
Omar Khayyam

A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice, as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight.
Delia Smith

A book of verses underneath the bough, A jug of wine, a loaf of bread-and thou.
Edward Fitzgerald

There are many great wine producers from all over the world making fantastic wines. Italian wines especially are making an enormous comeback after sometimes being labeled as inexpensive jug wines.
Rocco DiSpirito
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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

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