Examples of jug in a Sentence
some no-good fellow who had spent most of his life in and out of the county jug
put a jug of milk on the table
Recent Examples of jug from the Web
Cody’s Guide Service reports: Catfish fair to good drifting with cut shad or using jug lines in 20 to 25 feet of water.
Served in a small clay jug called a cantarito, the libation is garnished with a pineapple wedge and toasted coconut.
Before fancy automated tea infusers existed, my dad cooled batches of hot tea, then added the liquid to 5-gallon jug with pour spout that was always in our fridge.
In this Sept. 20, 2012 file photo, Ray Kemble, of Dimock, Pa., holds a jug of his well water on his head while marching with demonstrators against hydraulic fracturing outside a Marcellus Shale industry conference in Philadelphia.
Our interns decided Mini jugs of Big Momma’s sweet tea and lemonade are available for purchase, along with a selection of soda and bottled water.
Into unsteady stacks Davian piled his clothes and a water jug filled with loose change.
A police report details that Mokarzel was awakened Friday by Barton yelling at her son for drinking from a milk jug and eating yogurt.
Many handholds and steps were obvious jugs of rock.
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Origin and Etymology of jug
First Known Use: 1538See Words from the same year
Synonymsbastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jailhouse, joint [slang], jail, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
Related Wordsbull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk (s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training school
Examples of jug in a Sentence
the luckless crooks got jugged before they knew what hit them
First Known Use of jug
Synonymscommit, confine, immure, incarcerate, intern, jail, imprison, lock (up)
Antonymsdischarge, free, liberate, release
Related Wordsconstrain, limit, restrain, restrict, shut; bar, gate; apprehend, arrest, bust [slang], capture, catch, detain, nab, pick up, pinch, seize; impress, shanghai; hold, impound, keep; bind, enchain, fetter, handcuff, manacle, shackle, trammel
Near Antonymsemancipate, enfranchise, manumit, unbind, uncage, unchain, unfetter
JUG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jug for English Language Learners
: a large, deep container with a narrow opening and a handle
: the amount held by a jug
JUG Defined for Kids
Definition of jug for Students
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