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
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The community had rallied to find the deer, which had a plastic jug stuck on his head.
Police found both masks and a glove near the location and also found two jugs of gasoline at Sportland.
Sance’s son-in-law Clarence Thomas poured a jug of water across the concrete square, knelt and scrubbed away debris as his wife, Marion, comforted her mother.
The seventh group took his glasses before destroying the boat's water jugs in the search for valuables.
As anyone who proudly and publicly toted around a worn plastic jug during their obligatory bodybuilding phase in high school can attest, this can be an uncomfortable amount of water to get down your gullet in a 24-hour period.
On it, Blondey created a mural referencing British culture, including a 2.5-meter-wide tea jug and 3-meter-long vintage check scarf (the mural is located on the corner of Clerkenwell Road and Goswell Road, and will be up until Sunday, September 24).
At a gas station in Barrio Obrero, Manuel Rivera sat huddled in the back of a red Jeep Tuesday afternoon surrounded by water jugs full of gas.
Duct tape doesn't always sufficiently stick to milk jugs.
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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
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