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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jug  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jug  \Jug\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Jugged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Jugging}.] 
  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] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jug  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jug 
  n  1:  a  large  bottle  with  a  narrow  mouth 
  2:  the  quantity  contained  in  a  jug  [syn:  {jugful}] 
  v  1:  lock  up  in  jail  [syn:  {imprison},  {incarcerate},  {lag},  {immure}, 
  {put  behind  bars},  {jail},  {gaol},  {put  away},  {remand}] 
  2:  stew  in  an  earthenware  jug;  "jug  the  rabbit" 




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