A mug, especially one for beer, usually holding about a pint.
Origin: German, probably short for Steinkrug, stone jug : Stein, stone (from Middle High German, from Old High German; see stāi- in Indo-European roots) + Krug, jug.
, Gertrude 1874-1946.
American writer of experimental novels, poetry, essays, operas, and plays. In Paris during the 1920s she was a central member of a group of American expatriates that included Ernest Hemingway. Her works include Three Lives (1908), Tender Buttons (1914), and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933).