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English definition of “toby jug”

toby jug

noun [C] uk   /ˈtəʊ.biˌdʒʌɡ/ us    /ˈtoʊ-/ (US also toby)
a drinking container traditionally shaped like a fat old man wearing a hat with three corners and smoking a pipeDishes, bowls, cups and glassesBeer and cider
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