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Meaning of JUG

Pronunciation:  jug

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a large bottle with a narrow mouth
  2. [n]  the quantity contained in a jug
  3. [v]  stew in an earthenware jug; "jug the rabbit"
  4. [v]  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"

JUG is a 3 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jugful, lag, put away, put behind bars, remand
 See Also: bellarmine, bottle, confine, containerful, detain, graybeard, longbeard, stew, water jug, whiskey jug



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Jug\, n. [Prob. fr. Jug, a corruption of, or nickname for,
    Joanna; cf. 2d Jack, and Jill. See {Johannes}.]
    1. A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling
       belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.
    2. A pitcher; a ewer. [Eng.]
    3. A prison; a jail; a lockup. [Slang] --Gay.
  2. \Jug\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jugged}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    1. To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling
       water; as, to jug a hare.
    2. To commit to jail; to imprison. [Slang]
  3. \Jug\, v. i. (Zo["o]l.)
    1. To utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds
       do, especially the nightingale.
    2. To nestle or collect together in a covey; -- said of
       quails and partridges.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing filled jugs in your dream means reunion of friends. Seeing empty jugs in your dream, foretells of estrangement by friends due to your conduct. Seeing broken jugs in your dream means sickness and failures in employment.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: adobe, bastille, biscuit, bisque, bowl, brick, calabash, calaboose, can, canteen, carafe, carboy, caster, cement, ceramic ware, ceramics, china, chokey, clink, confine, constrain, cooler, coop, crock, crockery, cruet, cruse, decanter, demijohn, enamelware, ewer, fifth, firebrick, flacon, flagon, flask, flasket, glass, gourd, hipflask, hoosegow, hot-water bottle, immure, incarcerate, jail, jar, jeroboam, lockup, lota, magnum, mussuk, olla, pen, phial, pokey, porcelain, pot, pottery, prison, quod, refractory, slammer, stir, stoup, tile, tiling, urn, vacuum bottle, vase, vial