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jug noun 1 a deep container for liquids, with a handle and a shaped lip for pouring. 2 a jugful. 3 slang prison. verb (jugged, jugging) to stew (meat, especially hare) in an earthenware container.
ETYMOLOGY: 16c: perhaps from the pet name Jug for Joan.
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