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glazed stoneware

jug

 (jŭg)
n.
1.
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.
2. A small pitcher.
3. Slang A jail.
4. jugs Vulgar Slang A woman's breasts.
tr.v. jugged, jug·ging, jugs
1. To stew (a hare, for example) in an earthenware jug or jar.
2. Slang To put into jail.

[Middle English jugge.]

jug

(dʒʌɡ)
n
1. a vessel for holding or pouring liquids, usually having a handle and a spout or lip. US equivalent: pitcher
2. Austral and NZ such a vessel used as a kettle: an electric jug.
3. US a large vessel with a narrow mouth
4. Also called: jugful the amount of liquid held by a jug
5. informal Brit a glass of alcoholic drink, esp beer
6. a slang word for jail
vb, jugs, jugging or jugged
7. (Cookery) to stew or boil (meat, esp hare) in an earthenware container
8. (tr) slang to put in jail
[C16: probably from Jug, nickname from girl's name Joan]

jug

(dʒʌg)

n., v. jugged, jug•ging. n.
1. a large container usu. of earthenware, metal, or glass, commonly having a handle and a narrow neck, sometimes with a cap or cork.
2. the contents of such a container; jugful.
3. Slang. jail; prison.
4. jugs, Slang: Usu. Vulgar. a woman's breasts.
v.t.
5. to put into a jug.
6. to stew (meat) in an earthenware jug or pot: jugged hare.
7. Slang. to put in jail; imprison.
[1530–40; perhaps generic use of Jug, hypocoristic form of Joan, woman's name]

Jug

 to nestle or collect in a covey; the covey itself.
Examples: jug of grouse; of partridge; of quail.

jug


Past participle: jugged
Gerund: jugging

Imperative
jug
jug
Present
I jug
you jug
he/she/it jugs
we jug
you jug
they jug
Preterite
I jugged
you jugged
he/she/it jugged
we jugged
you jugged
they jugged
Present Continuous
I am jugging
you are jugging
he/she/it is jugging
we are jugging
you are jugging
they are jugging
Present Perfect
I have jugged
you have jugged
he/she/it has jugged
we have jugged
you have jugged
they have jugged
Past Continuous
I was jugging
you were jugging
he/she/it was jugging
we were jugging
you were jugging
they were jugging
Past Perfect
I had jugged
you had jugged
he/she/it had jugged
we had jugged
you had jugged
they had jugged
Future
I will jug
you will jug
he/she/it will jug
we will jug
you will jug
they will jug
Future Perfect
I will have jugged
you will have jugged
he/she/it will have jugged
we will have jugged
you will have jugged
they will have jugged
Future Continuous
I will be jugging
you will be jugging
he/she/it will be jugging
we will be jugging
you will be jugging
they will be jugging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been jugging
you have been jugging
he/she/it has been jugging
we have been jugging
you have been jugging
they have been jugging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been jugging
you will have been jugging
he/she/it will have been jugging
we will have been jugging
you will have been jugging
they will have been jugging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been jugging
you had been jugging
he/she/it had been jugging
we had been jugging
you had been jugging
they had been jugging
Conditional
I would jug
you would jug
he/she/it would jug
we would jug
you would jug
they would jug
Past Conditional
I would have jugged
you would have jugged
he/she/it would have jugged
we would have jugged
you would have jugged
they would have jugged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jug - a large bottle with a narrow mouthjug - a large bottle with a narrow mouth  
longbeard, long-beard, bellarmine, greybeard - a stoneware drinking jug with a long neck; decorated with a caricature of Cardinal Bellarmine (17th century)
bottle - a glass or plastic vessel used for storing drinks or other liquids; typically cylindrical without handles and with a narrow neck that can be plugged or capped
water jug - a jug that holds water
whiskey jug - a jug that contains whiskey
2.jug - the quantity contained in a jugjug - the quantity contained in a jug  
containerful - the quantity that a container will hold
Verb1.jug - 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"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
detain, confine - deprive of freedom; take into confinement
2.jug - stew in an earthenware jug; "jug the rabbit"
cookery, cooking, preparation - the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"
stew - cook slowly and for a long time in liquid; "Stew the vegetables in wine"

jug

noun container, pitcher, urn, carafe, creamer (U.S. & Canad.), vessel, jar, crock, ewer a jug of water

jug

noun
Slang. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention:
Informal: lockup, pen.
Chiefly Regional: calaboose.
Translations
إِبْرِيقٌإبْريق
džbán
kande=-kande
kannu
vrč
kanna, krús
ジャグ
주전자
ąsotis
krūkakrūze
vrč
pattarpattetillbringaretutte
เหยือก
bình có tay cầm

jug

[dʒʌg]
A. N
1. (= container) → jarro m, jarra f
2. (= prison) → chirona f, chirola f (LAm)
3. jugs (US) (= breasts) → tetas fpl
B. VT
1. jugged hare estofado de liebre condimentado y regado con vino
2. (= imprison) → meter a la sombra

jug

[ˈdʒʌg] n (small, for milk)pot m; (large)cruche f
Could we have a jug of water, please? → Pourrions nous avoir une carafe d'eau s'il vous plaît?jugged hare [ˈdʒʌgd] n (British)civet m de lièvre

jug

1
n
(for milk, coffee etc) (with lid) → Kanne f; (without lid) → Krug m; (small) → Kännchen nt
(Brit inf: = prison) → Kittchen nt (inf), → Knast m (inf); in jughinter schwedischen Gardinen (inf), → im Kittchen (inf)or Knast (inf)
jugs (Brit sl: = breasts) → Titten pl (sl)
vt (Cook) → schmoren

jug

2
n (of nightingale)Flöten nt

jug

[dʒʌg] n
a. (container) → brocca, caraffa; (for milk) → lattiera, bricco
b. (fam) (prison) → gattabuia

jug

(dʒag) noun
a deep container for liquids, usually with a handle and a shaped lip for pouring. a milk-jug.

jug

إِبْرِيقٌ džbán kande Krug κανάτα jarra kannu cruche vrč brocca ジャグ 주전자 kan mugge dzbanek jarra, jarro кувшин tillbringare เหยือก sürahi bình có tay cầm 水壶