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toby jug

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a beer mug or jug typically in the form of a stout seated man wearing a three-cornered hat and smoking a pipe. Also called: toby
[C19: from the familiar form of the Christian name Tobias]
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Noun1.toby jug - a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hattoby jug - a drinking mug in the shape of a stout man wearing a three-cornered hat
mug - with handle and usually cylindrical
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Theresa May has performed better than Winston Churchill but trails Margaret Thatcher - when it comes to sales of Toby jugs in Parliament.
While Toby jugs depict the full body of the person, jugs forming just the bust of a person are known as "character jugs." Mullins' museum features both.
As revealed by Lenny Cohen (Uma Thurman) to The Bumblers (http://www.ibtimes.com/admin/my-content?title=Imposters&status=1&nid=&date_filter%5Bmin%5D%5Bdate%5D=&date_filter%5Bmax%5D%5Bdate%5D=) last episode , Charlotte is one of the foremost collectors of Toby Jugs in Burlington, Vermont.
SHE might have suffered at the polls, but Theresa May Toby jugs are the most popular in Parliament.
Whitchurch And District Skittles League Premier Division: Black Army 273, Toby Jugs 310; Caerphilly Social Bees 285, Legion Wands 268; Rebels 248, Llanharan Rugby Club 219; Leigh Hotel 246, Novices 247; Brad Alley Cats 260, Black Knights 265; Buffaloes 277, Dirty Dozen 271.
Other exhibits in the show at the central London gallery, which is home to work by artists including David Hockney and JMW Turner, include Toby jugs, ship figureheads, a larger than life-size thatched figure of King Alfred and a pin cushion made by wounded soldiers recovering after the Crimean War.
Character jugs developed in the 20th century out of the much older Toby jugs. Toby jugs were first produced in the 18th century and depicted a seated drinker wearing a long coat and tricorn hat that acted as a spout.
Burglars got away with booze, food, chocolate, crisps, ornaments, clocks, the brass 'time' bell and a collection of Toby Jugs.
Jon Hendry Pickup, Travelodge operations director said: "Each year our lost and found department provides plenty of revelations - from Ferrari keys to a 4-ft stuffed macaw parrot, Toby jugs and even a Santa's grotto".
In 1934, Noke launched character jugs and Toby jugs. His last was a portrait jug of his hero Winston Churchill, completed not long before his death in 1941, aged 83.
FORMER Liberal MP Sir Cyril Smith left pounds 310,000 in his will - and a request for his collection of Toby jugs to go to good homes.
flickr-The brightly-coloured Toby jugs are lined up in a crazy, but charming, clutter.