Adjective "jugged" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A cylindrical container with a handle and a lip, used for holding and pouring liquids.
  1. 'Luck was with them - they discovered 15,000 nineteenth-century moulds for jugs, bowls and storage jars in a disused storeroom.'
  2. 'Pour it into a large jug - this makes it easier to pour it into the individual moulds.'
  3. 'Place the lavender flowers in a wide jug and pour the cream over them.'
  4. 'Morandi painted bottles, jars, jugs and the occasional tin.'
  5. 'The nurse came up to the bedside, placing the jug on the table.'
  6. 'A key element is the striking handle on the pots and jugs: a right-angled affair with a beautiful curve and circular cutout to fit the hand perfectly.'
  7. 'Reheat the soup until boiling, decant into a jug and pour into the cups.'
  8. 'Strain this liquid into a jug to remove any egg strings.'
  9. 'It doesn't matter whether the cream is poured straight from a jug or lightly whipped and spooned from a bowl.'
  10. 'Put the kipper fillets in a jug or heatproof bowl and pour a kettle of boiling water over them.'
  11. 'He popped open a jug and poured cold liquid into a ceramic cup, handing it to me gently.'
  12. 'Do not, under any circumstances, place the juice in a jug, stopper the jug with a cork, and allow it to sit in a cool, dry place for eighteen to twenty-one days.'
  13. 'The chapel was nothing less of a party house full of monks and sisters laughing and having a good time, sloshing around jars, jugs, and other containers full of wine.'
  14. 'A young woman appeared, thin and beautiful, carrying a tray with a jug and a plate.'
  15. 'Ellie enters the room carrying a kettle and a jug containing milk.'
  16. 'You could always find a milk jug or container at a house party.'
  17. 'I pointed at the water jug, a large container that once held orange juice.'
  18. 'Finally, when it comes to jugs, bottles and cartons, some dairies find that tried and true works best, while others are constantly seeking out new technology.'
  19. 'From behind the fridge door, Allan peered out with his mouth leaving a soda jug.'
  20. 'Thermoplastics are used to make plastic containers such as soda bottles and milk jugs.'
  21. 'At many tavernas, a jug of both is brought at the start of the meal.'
  22. 'Warm a sugar thermometer in a jug of hot water to prevent it from breaking when inserted in the boiling marmalade.'
  23. 'He offered to sign us to the fledgling Flying Nun over a jug of ale.'
  24. 'Rees then used a jug of water to help the students visualise our common need for ‘spiritual cleansing’ from hatred and selfishness.'
  25. 'She threw a jug of water over the terrified victim.'
  26. 'Then, at the wedding dinner the waitress spilt a jug of water all over the table which set the married couple's 2 year old off crying, so they ended up leaving.'
  27. 'For all that time, she ate nothing, for she was told she must fast, but each day, was allowed a jug of water in which barley had been soaked and fermented.'
  28. 'They order a jug of sangria, watching the Argentinian who, aware of his audience's renewed interest, is now performing an encore.'
  29. 'We insisted that a jug of tap water would be fine.'
  30. 'So he helped me to prepare a jug of lime juice with water, to which he added some sugar and salt.'
  1. 'If I wasn't put in the jug, they wanted to kill me.'
A woman's breasts.
    A secure hold that is cut into rock for climbing.
    1. 'I undercut the top of the jugs with a belt sander so that you can get a good, solid grip.'
    2. 'Lee is off and racing up through the deep dish and over the bulge and heading up the ironstone jugs to the belay.'


    Stew or boil (a hare or rabbit) in a covered container.
    1. 'The seven-course meal included such delicacies as oyster sauce, jugged hare and a topical Alexandra pudding.'
    2. 'The recipe for northern Italian jugged hare also incorporates a little chocolate at the end.'
    3. 'Similarly, jugged hare - boiled and served with hare blood and port - was once part of the staple diet.'
    Prosecute and imprison (someone)

      More definitions

      1. a large container usually made of earthenware, metal, or glass, commonly having a handle, a narrow neck, and sometimes a cap or cork.

      2. the contents of such a container; jugful: a jug of wine.

      3. Slang. jail; prison.

      4. jugs, Slang: Vulgar. a woman's breasts. verb (used with object), jugged, jugging.

      5. to put into a jug.

      6. to stew (meat) in an earthenware jug.

      7. Slang. to put in jail; imprison.

      More examples(as adjective)

      "hares can be jugged."

      "varieties can be jugged."

      "beers can be jugged."


      (jug)Mid 16th century: perhaps from Jug, pet form of the given names Joan, Joanna, and Jenny.