noun ⇨ See also ↑pitcher
earthenware, glass, plastic
cream, milk, water, wine
gallon, half-gallon, three-litre/three-liter, etc.
measuring (BrE)
fill, fill up, pour sth into

I filled up my water jug.

He filled a jug with juice. (esp. BrE)

pour, tip

She poured a jug of water over his head.

empty, pour sth from, pour sth out of
jug of

a jug of milk

Collocations dictionary. 2013.


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  • Jug — may refer to:* Jug (container), a vessel for liquids * Jug (musical instrument), used for rhythmic bass accompaniment * A crossbreed between a Pug and a Jack Russell Terrier * Java User Group (JUG), a group of people who meet to discuss the Java… …   Wikipedia

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  • jug — jug·ful; jug·ger; jug·gins; jug·gler; jug·glery; jug; jug·ger·naut; jug·gle; …   English syllables

  • jug — [dʒʌg] n [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from the female name Jug, given to ugly women, from Joan] 1.) BrE a container with a wide curved opening at the top and a handle, used especially at meals for pouring liquids American Equivalent: pitcher …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • jug — jȕg m DEFINICIJA geogr. 1. strana svijeta nasuprot sjeveru, točka najbliža južnom polu [na jugu; s juga] 2. točka na kompasu koja pokazuje 180 stupnjeva, opr. sjever 3. (Jug) a. pov. južne američke države, opr. sjever (Sjever) b. ukupnost… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • jug — jug1 [jug] n. [echoic] a sound meant to imitate a nightingale s note vi. jugged, jugging to make a nightingale s sound or a sound imitating this jug2 [jug] n. [apparently a pet form of JUDITH or JOAN] …   English World dictionary

  • Jug — (j[u^]g), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Jugged} (j[u^]gd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Jugging} (j[u^]g g[i^]ng).] [1913 Webster] 1. To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare. [1913 Webster] 2. To commit to jail; to imprison.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • jug — [ dʒʌg ] noun count * 1. ) MAINLY BRITISH a PITCHER a ) the liquid in a jug or the amount a jug contains: a jug of apple cider 2. ) AMERICAN a large container for liquids, with a very narrow top that can be closed by a CORK …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Jug — (j[u^]g), n. [Prob. fr. Jug, a corruption of, or nickname for, Joanna; cf. 2d Jack, and Jill. See {Johannes}.] [1913 Webster] 1. A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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