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Definition of jug:

  1. A pitcher; a ewer.
  2. A prison; a jail; a lockup.
  3. A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.
  4. To commit to jail; to imprison.
  5. To nestle or collect together in a covey; - said of quails and partridges.
  6. To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare.
  7. To utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.


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