Associations to the word «Jug»

Pictures for the word «Jug»


JUG, noun. A serving vessel or container, circular in cross-section and typically higher than it is wide, with a relatively small mouth or spout, a handle and often a stopper or top.
JUG, noun. The amount that a jug can hold.
JUG, noun. (slang) Jail.
JUG, noun. (vulgar) (slang) (chiefly in the plural) A woman's breasts.
JUG, noun. (New Zealand) A kettle.
JUG, verb. (transitive) To stew in an earthenware jug etc.
JUG, verb. (transitive) (slang) To put into jail.
JUG, verb. (intransitive) To utter a sound like "jug", as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.
JUG, verb. (intransitive) (of quails or partridges) To nestle or collect together in a covey.
JUG BAND, noun. (music) Especially in the U. S., a group of rustic musicians, specializing in bluegrass or folk music, whose instruments include empty jugs, bottles, and similar containers of various sizes which produce musical sounds when the player blows across the openings at the tops of their necks.
JUG BANDS, noun. Plural of jug band
JUG EARS, noun. (idiomatic) Ears whose plane is markedly not parallel to the plane of the head.
JUG HOLD, noun. (climbing) A large climbing hold that is big enough to wrap a hand around, similar to the handle of a jug.
JUG HOLDS, noun. Plural of jug hold

Dictionary definition

JUG, noun. A large bottle with a narrow mouth.
JUG, noun. The quantity contained in a jug.
JUG, verb. Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life".
JUG, verb. Stew in an earthenware jug; "jug the rabbit".

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Mark Twain