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noun as in container for liquid

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She has her clients squat while wearing backpacks or holding jugs of laundry detergent.

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Keep the jug in a dark place, with a steady temperature between 60 to 70 degrees for the next two months.

Plastic drinking water jugs are fine for sap collecting, as are the classic little metal buckets.

These vinegar jugs are thicker walled and stronger than water jugs.

But perhaps the most spectacular lot in the sale is a silver jug, a birthday present to Churchill from his War Cabinet in 1942.

Another boy walks around and offers a water jug and basin for everyone to wash their hands.

He takes a 2-gallon jug of water out of his freezer and puts it in his insulated lunch bag.

The chicken was cut into large chunks
and all the blood from both birds sat in a dirty old enamel jug.

Throughout proceedings this jug was repeatedly raised and toasted to us, his audience.

She carried a broken-lipped jug, and was on her way to the shop which was at least the second cause of all her woes.

In half an hour I caught the sound of locks and keys; the door opened, and the head-jailer handed me a jug of water.

The tremulous emotion I had observed increased as he said this, and again took the jug from my hand.

After supper pap took the jug, and said he had enough whisky there for two drunks and one delirium tremens.

I laid him out in a second with a stick, and Jim grabbed pap's whisky-jug and begun to pour it down.


On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to jug, such as: beaker, bottle, bucket, carafe, decanter, and flask.

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