verb (used with object), jugged, jug·ging.
- judson, edward zane carroll,
- jug band,
- jug wine,
- jugal bone,
- jugal furrow
Origin of jug1
verb (used without object), jugged, jug·ging.
Origin of jug2
Examples from the Web for jug
He takes a 2-gallon jug of water out of his freezer and puts it in his insulated lunch bag.‘Degree Mills’ Are Exploiting Veterans and Making Millions Off the GI Bill|Aaron Glantz|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Throughout proceedings this jug was repeatedly raised and toasted to us, his audience.
Once it all came to the boil, the jug of blood was mixed with a little vinegar and a little cornmeal and stirred into the stew.
Bring him away, Jug: yet the villain would not confess a word, till it was found about him.A Select Collection of Old English Plays, Volume 12 (of 15)|Robert Dodsley
Tie a piece of cheese-cloth over the top of jug and stand it in a warm kitchen about one week, until it begins to ferment.
A bottle of whisky and a jug of water were on the table in front of them.Lady Bountiful|George A. Birmingham
Two hours later the cell door was opened and a piece of dark-coloured bread and a jug of water were handed in to him.Condemned as a Nihilist|George Alfred Henty
Go and draw a jug of water this minute, and tell the children to wash their hands.Better than Play|Mabel Quiller-Couch
verb jugs, jugging or jugged
Word Origin for jug
"deep vessel for carrying liquids," late 15c., jugge, variant of jubbe, of unknown origin, perhaps from jug "a low woman, a maidservant" (mid-16c.), a familiar alteration of a common personal name, Joan or Judith. Use as a musical instrument is attested from 1946. Jughead "klutz" is from 1926; jughandle "tight curved road used for turns" is from 1961. Jugs for "woman's breasts" first recorded 1920 in Australian slang, short for milk jugs.