a sound meant to imitate a nightingale's note
Origin of jugechoic
to make a nightingale's sound or a sound imitating this
- a container for liquids, usually large and deep with a small opening at the top and a handle
- the contents of such a container
- Slang a jail
- Slang a bottle of whiskey
Origin of jugapparently a pet form of Judith or Joan
- to put into a jug
- to stew (esp. hare) in a covered earthenware container
- Slang to jail
- a. A large, often rounded vessel of earthenware, glass, or metal with a small mouth, a handle, and usually a stopper or cap.b. The amount that a jug can hold.
- A small pitcher.
- Slang A jail.
- jugs Vulgar Slang A woman's breasts.
transitive verbjugged, jug·ging, jugs
- To stew (a hare, for example) in an earthenware jug or jar.
- Slang To put into jail.
Origin of jugMiddle English jugge.
(third-person singular simple present jugs, present participle jugging, simple past and past participle jugged)