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Jug

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(1):

(v. i.) To utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.

(2):

(v. i.) To nestle or collect together in a covey; - said of quails and partridges.

(3):

(v. t.) To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare.

(4):

(v. t.) To commit to jail; to imprison.

(5):

(n.) A prison; a jail; a lockup.

(6):

(n.) A pitcher; a ewer.

(7):

(n.) A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Jug'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/j/jug.html. 1828.

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