Jug

Definition of Jug

Pronunciation: jŭg
n.1.
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.
3.A prison; a jail; a lockup.
4.A woman's breasts; as, nice jugs.
v. t.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.
v. i.1.(Zool.) 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.

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