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jug

jug

 
pronunciation:
juhg
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a container for liquid that usu. has a handle and a narrow spout.
 
synonyms:
pitcher
similar words:
bottle, carafe, crock, decanter, flask, jar, vessel
definition 2: a fairly large, usu. earthenware, glass, or plastic container for liquid that has a handle and a narrow neck often closed by a stopper.
similar words:
bottle, carafe, crock, decanter, flask, vessel
definition 3: the capacity for contents of a jug; jugful.
synonyms:
pitcher
similar words:
bottle, jar
definition 4: (slang) a jail.
synonyms:
can, cooler, jail, lockup
similar words:
prison, slammer, station house, stir
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: jugged, jugging, jugs
definition 1: to put into a jug.
definition 2: to stew in an earthenware vessel.
similar words:
stew
derivation: jugful (n.)
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