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Dictionary Definition

jug

Noun

1 a large bottle with a narrow mouth
2 the quantity contained in a jug [syn: jugful]

Verb

1 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" [syn: imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, gaol, put away, remand]
2 stew in an earthenware jug; "jug the rabbit" [also: jugging, jugged]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Pronunciation

  • , /dʒʌɡ/, /dZVg/
  • Rhymes with: -ʌɡ

Noun

  1. A large round serving vessel, with a small mouth, a handle and often a stopper.
  2. The amount that a jug can hold.
  3. jail / gaol
  4. (plural) A woman's breasts.

Translations

large serving vessel
amount a jug can hold
slang: jail/gaol
vulgar slang: woman’s breasts

Verb

  1. To stew in an earthenware jug etc.
  2. In the context of "transitive|slang": To put into jail / gaol.
to stew in an earthenware
to put in jail

Derived terms

Albanian

Etymology

From Serbian language; compare jug.

Noun

jug

Bosnian

Noun

jug

Antonyms

Croatian

Noun

  1. south

Declension

Serbian

Noun

jug

Antonyms

Cyrillic spelling

Slovene

Noun

jug m

Extensive Definition

Jug may refer to:
  • Jug (container), a vessel for liquids
  • Jug (musical instrument), used for rhythmic bass accompaniment
  • A crossbreed between a Pug and a Jack Russell Terrier
  • Java User Group (JUG), a group of people who meet to discuss the Java programming language
  • Jug, the nickname for the P-47 Thunderbolt
  • Jug Rock, a natural geological formation located outside of Shoals.
  • Jughandle, a type of road junction
  • Jug hold, a type of hand hold in rock climbing
  • Jug sling, a type of knot
  • Jug Dubrovnik, a water polo club from Dubrovnik
  • Juggs, a pornographic magazine in the United States
  • JUG is believed to be an abbreviation for 'Justice Under God', a term used by some Catholic schools in place of detention. However, JUG comes from the Latin word "Jugum" which means burden or yoke...hence if you receive this "jugum", you are under a burden (detention perhaps?) or yoke.
Jug may also be:
Jugs may be:
  • A slang term for a pair of Women's breasts - particularly those of a large size. Derived from the caricature of the female breast as a milk carrying and delivery device cf. Milk Jug. The term is rarely, if ever, used singly in this context.
Related pages with relation to Jugs:
jug in German: Jug
jug in Italian: JUG

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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