• (New Zealand) A kettle.
  • A serving vessel or container, circular in cross-section and typically higher than it is wide, with a relatively small mouth or spout, a handle and often a stopper or top.
  • (vulgar, slang, chiefly in the plural) A woman's breasts.
  • (slang) Jail.
  • The amount that a jug can hold.


  • (intransitive) To utter a sound like "jug", as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.
  • (transitive, slang) To put into jail.
  • (transitive) To stew in an earthenware jug etc.

    "jugged hare"

  • (intransitive, of quails or partridges) To nestle or collect together in a covey.

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