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jug

jug

 
 
pronunciation:
juhg
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a container for holding liquids. A jug usually has a handle and a narrow spout or opening.
 
synonyms:
pitcher
similar words:
bottle, decanter, flask, jar, vessel
definition 2: the amount that such a container is able to hold; jugful.
I'm so thirsty, I could drink a jug of water.
similar words:
bottle, jar
derivation: jugful (n.)
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