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jug

noun [U] (PRISON)    /dʒʌɡ/ UK old-fashioned slang
prison: I always knew he'd end up in (the) jug.Prisons and parts of prisons 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
(Definition of jug noun (PRISON) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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