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jug

noun (CONTAINER)    /dʒʌɡ/
B1 [C] UK (US pitcher) a container for holding liquids that has a handle and a shaped opening at the top for pouring: a glass/plastic jug a milk/water jugContainers for liquids and gases [C] US a large, round container for liquids that has a flat base, a handle, and a very narrow raised opening at the top for pouring: a whiskey jugContainers for liquids and gases [C] the amount of liquid that a jug holds: a jug of milkInformal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume jugful     /ˈdʒʌɡ.fʊl/ noun [C] the amount held by a jug: There was a jugful of water on each table.Informal measurements of volumeMeasurements of volume
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