jug jug  /ˈdʒəɡ/


  1. (n) a large bottle with a narrow mouth
  2. (n) the quantity contained in a jug
  3. (v) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  4. (v) stew in an earthenware jug


  1. That's Gallo, as in EJ Gallo Winery, America's biggest wine producer and a company many people still associate with California jug wines like Carlo Rossi.
  2. But in fact, demand for raw milk seems to be rising faster than cream in an unhomogenized gallon jug.
  3. Japanese researchers have developed a robotic exoskeleton to help the elderly and disabled walk and even lift heavy objects like the jug of water above.


  1. Cops: 'Beer-bellied' burglar stole iPad, jug full of change from Montgomeryville home

    A Souderton man is behind bars after allegedly breaking into a Montgomeryville home and making off with an iPad and a 5-gallon glass water jug filled with about $100 in change.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: North Penn Life

  2. Tenn. man arrested in stop on I-40

    The Highway Patrol suspected a Tennessee man was transporting liquid methamphetamine near Raleigh-Durham International Airport Wednesday morning after a search of his car yielded a gallon jug of a clear liquid.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WRAL.com Raleigh

  3. TRENTON: Police, pharmacy to host second Yellow Jug Drug Take Back day

    TRENTON — The Police Department is partnering with West Grange Pharmacy to host the second Yellow Jug Drug Take Back Day event.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The News-Herald


  1. "I enjoyed the claret jug so much I didn't want to give it back," Harrington said.
    on Jul 20, 2008 By: Padraig Harrington Source: Washington Post

  2. Prodded by Kolatch, Ellison answered with "The World and the Jug," in which he accused the white Howe of regarding blacks as one-dimensional beings useful only for social protest.
    on Feb 3, 2007 By: Ralph Ellison Source: Washington Post

  3. Describing the moment when she marched up to the shocked Shackleton and drenched her, Mills said: "I said 'I'm not a loser' and then I poured the whole jug of water on her head. I was very calm," she said.
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Heather Mills Source: DailyIndia.com

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