jug

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  • A large, often rounded vessel of earthenware, glass, or metal with a small mouth, a handle, and usually a stopper or cap.
  • The amount that a jug can hold.
  • A small pitcher.
  • A jail.
  • A woman's breasts.
  • To stew (a hare, for example) in an earthenware jug or jar.
  • To put into jail.
  • A sound fancied to resemble the note uttered by the nightingale and some other birds.
  • To utter a particular sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.
  • To nestle together; collect in a covey, as partridges: sometimes used as transitive with reflexive pronoun.
  • A vessel, usually made of earthenware, metal, or glass, of various sizes and shapes, and generally provided with a handle or ear, used for holding and conveying liquors; a drinking-vessel; a pitcher; a ewer; in the United States, specifically, an earthenware vessel with a swelling or a cylindrical body, a handle, and a narrow neck and orifice, usually stopped by a cork. As a quantity of ale or beer, a jug is usually a pint.
  • A prison; a jail: often called the <em>stone jug.</em>
  • A low woman.
  • An act of worship by a Brahman supposed to give him preternatural power.
  • To put into a jug; cook by putting into a jug, and this into boiling water.
  • To commit to jail; imprison.
  • 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.
  • A woman's breasts.
  • To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water.
  • 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.
  • A <xref>serving</xref> <xref>vessel</xref> or container, circular in cross-section and typically higher than it is wide, with a relatively small <xref>mouth</xref> or spout, a <xref>handle</xref> and often a <xref>stopper</xref> or <xref>top</xref>.
  • The <xref>amount</xref> that a jug can hold.
  • <xref>Jail</xref>.
  • A <xref>woman</xref>'s <xref>breasts</xref>.
  • A kettle.
  • To <xref>stew</xref> in an <xref>earthenware</xref> jug etc.
  • To put into <xref>jail</xref>.
  • To utter a sound like "jug", as certain birds do, especially the <xref>nightingale</xref>.
  • To nestle or collect together in a <xref>covey</xref>.
  • the quantity contained in a jug
  • stew in an earthenware jug
  • a large bottle with a narrow mouth
  • lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
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