verb (used with object), jugged, jug·ging.
Origin of jug1
verb (used without object), jugged, jug·ging.
Origin of jug2
Related Words for jugsbeaker, decanter, flask, jar, urn, bucket, vase, bottle, pot, carafe, tub, crock, amphora, pitcher, flagon, ewer, vessel, canteen, hooker, cruet
Examples from the Web for jugs
Contemporary Examples of jugs
Even once the plumbing was installed, some jugs of hot water were still taken up.The Real Downton Abbey: Juiciest Bits From 'The Lost Legacy of Highclere Castle'
January 1, 2012
Historical Examples of jugs
If the liquor is not put immediately into the jugs, it will not ferment well.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
Every one in the city had jugs and bowls made of wrought gold.Introductory American History
Henry Eldridge Bourne
So, it all depends on the contents with which the Potter fills his jugs and pipkins, I assure you.The Book of Khalid
Cochise and all the others rushed to dig into the pile of jugs.Bloom of Cactus
Robert Ames Bennet
Each plant has its own shape of jug, and the jugs vary in size a good deal.Chatterbox, 1905.
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.