Definitions for jugdʒʌg
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
jugdʒʌg(n.; v.)jugged, jug•ging.
(n.)a large container usu. of earthenware, metal, or glass, commonly having a handle and a narrow neck, sometimes with a cap or cork.
the contents of such a container; jugful.
Slang. jail; prison.
Category: Status (usage)
jugs,Slang: Usu. Vulgar. a woman's breasts.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Status (usage)
(v.t.)to put into a jug.
to stew (meat) in an earthenware jug or pot:
Slang. to put in jail; imprison.
Category: Status (usage)
Origin of jug:
1530–40; perh. generic use of Jug, hypocoristic form of Joan, woman's name
a large bottle with a narrow mouth
the quantity contained in a jug
imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand(verb)
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"
stew in an earthenware jug
"jug the rabbit"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a container for liquid with a narrow mouth and a handle
a jug of grain alcohol
a pitcher for pouring drinks
a jug of lemonade
A serving vessel or container, circular in cross-section and typically higher than it is wide, with a relatively small mouth or spout, a handle and often a stopper or top.
The amount that a jug can hold.
A woman's breasts.
To stew in an earthenware jug etc.
To put into jail.
To utter a sound like "jug", as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.
To nestle or collect together in a covey.
a vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side
a pitcher; a ewer
a prison; a jail; a lockup
to seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare
to commit to jail; to imprison
to utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale
to nestle or collect together in a covey; -- said of quails and partridges
Translations for jug
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a deep container for liquids, usually with a handle and a shaped lip for pouring
- kan, kruik, karaf, bekerAfrikaans
- jarroPortuguese (BR)
- der KrugGerman
- kande; -kandeDanish
- jarro, jarraSpanish
- کوزه؛ پارچFarsi
- kanna, krúsIcelandic
- brocca, caraffaItalian
- 주전자, 단지Korean
- krūze; krūkaLatvian
- kanne, muggeNorwegian
- کوزه؛ پارچPersian
- صراحى، تنګ جك ( داوبوPashto
- kanna, tillbringareSwedish
- (有柄帶嘴的)壺Chinese (Trad.)
- глек, глечикUkrainian
- پانی یا مائع رکھنے کا گہرا لمبا ظرف، جگUrdu
- cái bìnhVietnamese
- （有柄有嘴的）壶Chinese (Simp.)
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