Her ubiquity has spawned the bipartisan tradition of “the Jackson Lee jar.”
When at last apprehended, Siddiqui was carrying a jar containing two pounds of a deadly poison, sodium cyanide.
A boy put his hand into a jar of filberts and grasped as many as his fist could possibly hold.
He maintains that he had simply forgotten he had eaten from the jar.
But after my presentation to the TEDsters, we repaired to my office, where they asked about a jar of beads on my desk.
The door was on the jar, just as I remembered leaving it, but there was not a glimmer of light.
A glass jar of milk in the kitchen had frozen so hard that it broke the jar.
Inserting a silver knife between the jar and the fruit, she let the air bubbles rise to the top and break.
And always he has kept fresh water from the spring in the jar.
Aggie had baked an angel cake and I had brought over a jar of cookies.
1520s, "to make a harsh, grating sound," usually said to be echoic or imitative, but no one explains how, or of what. Figurative sense of "have an unpleasant effect on" is from 1530s; that of "cause to vibrate or shake" is from 1560s. Related: Jarred; jarring.
"cylindrical vessel," early 15c., possibly from Middle French jarre "liquid measure" (smaller than a barrel), 12c., from Provençal jarra, from Arabic jarrah "earthen water vessel" (whence also Spanish jarra, Italian giarra) [Klein].