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jugnoun

uk   /dʒʌɡ/  us   /dʒʌɡ/
  • jug noun (CONTAINER)

B1 [C] UK (US pitcher) a ​container for ​holdingliquids that has a ​handle and a ​shapedopening at the ​top for ​pouring: a ​glass/​plastic jug a ​milk/​water jug
[C] US (UK pitcher) a ​large, round ​container for ​liquids that has a ​flatbase, a ​handle, and a very ​narrowraisedopening at the ​top for ​pouring: a ​whiskey jug
[C] the ​amount of ​liquid that a jug ​holds: a jug ofmilk

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  • jug noun (PRISON)

[U] UK old-fashioned slang prison: I always ​knew he'd end up in (the) jug.
jugful
noun [C] uk   /ˈdʒʌɡ.fʊl/  us   /ˈdʒʌɡ.fʊl/
the ​amountheld by a jug: There was a jugful of ​water on each ​table.
(Definition of jug from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jugnoun [C]

 us   /dʒʌɡ/
a ​largecontainer for ​liquids that usually has a ​handle and a ​narrowopening at the ​top
(Definition of jug from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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