puzzle jug


noun

a drinking jug of the 17th and 18th centuries, so made as to challenge the drinker to drink without spilling or spraying the contents.

Nearby words

  1. puy-de-dôme,
  2. puyallup,
  3. puzo,
  4. puzzle,
  5. puzzle box,
  6. puzzle out,
  7. puzzled,
  8. puzzleheaded,
  9. puzzlement,
  10. puzzler

Origin of puzzle jug

First recorded in 1875–80

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