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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jugnoun

    a large bottle with a narrow mouth


  2. jug, jugfulverb

    the quantity contained in a jug


  3. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remandverb

    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail

    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

    throw out, toss out, discard, put to sleep, immure, tuck away, jail, toss away, lock, cast away, remand, lock up, remit, shut up, send back, cast aside, put behind bars, fall back, dawdle, dispose, imprison, fall behind, put aside, shut away, cast out, chuck out, toss, throw away, gaol, fling, lock in, lock away, tuck in, lag, put away, incarcerate

  4. jugverb

    stew in an earthenware jug

    "jug the rabbit"

    imprison, incarcerate, put behind bars, jail, immure, put away, lag, remand, gaol

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jugnoun

    [England.] pitcher, ewer

  2. jugnoun

    [Colloquial.] prison, jail, TOLLBOOTH, penitentiary, bridewell, workhouse, house of correction

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jugnoun

    pitcher, ewer, demijohn, flagon, bellarmine, long-beard

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jug":

    flagon, pitcher, dork

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  1. Al Sharpton:

    I thought it was a good speech, now, in this particular case, dealing with my friend and brother Joe, if he was trying to get votes, it was not the vote-getting speech … I'm a minister. Either you get up, and you try to persuade people of their sins and appeal to their better angels. But when they come to church, and they still have the jug of whiskey up under the pew, you say, you’re going to hell. I think he gave a ‘you’re going to hell’ speech.

  2. Buddha:

    A jug fills drop by drop The tongue is like a sharp knife kills without drawing blood

  3. Scotland Jason Day:

    That little piece of immortality and glory that comes with winning the claret jug at the home of golf at St. Andrews.

  4. Zach Johnson:

    I'm grateful. I'm humbled. I'm honored, this is the birthplace of the game, and that jug means so much in sports.

  5. Omar Khayym:

    A Book of Verses undeneath the Bough, A Jug of Wine, a Loaf of Bread and Thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness- Oh, Wilderness were Paradise enow

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