Jug Definition

jŭg
jugged, jugging, jugs
noun
jugs
A sound meant to imitate a nightingale's note.
Webster's New World
A container for liquids, usually large and deep with a small opening at the top and a handle.
Webster's New World

The amount that a jug can hold.

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A small pitcher.
American Heritage
The contents of such a container.
Webster's New World
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verb
jugged, jugging, jugs
To make a nightingale's sound or a sound imitating this.
Webster's New World
To put into a jug.
Webster's New World
To stew (esp. hare) in a covered earthenware container.
Webster's New World
To jail.
Webster's New World

(intransitive) To utter a sound like "jug", as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.

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Other Word Forms of Jug

Noun

Singular:
jug
Plural:
jugs

Origin of Jug

  • Middle English jugge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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