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jug

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1 a place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
  • some no-good fellow who had spent most of his life in and out of the county jug

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2 a handled container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or a spout
  • put a jug of milk on the table

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jug

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of jug (Entry 2 of 2)

to put in or as if in prison
  • the luckless crooks got jugged before they knew what hit them

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The first known use of jug was in 1538

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“Jug.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/jug. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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