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Synonyms for jug

Synonyms for jug

Synonyms for jug

a large bottle with a narrow mouth

the quantity contained in a jug

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stew in an earthenware jug

References in classic literature ?
Finally a little woman went by carrying two water jugs.
she answered, setting the two jugs on the ground before him.
If you help me to carry these jugs home, I'll give you a slice of bread.
Now come and get another jug," he said, as he put her down.
Alban carried the jug until they were within sight of the laborer.
The adventure of the broken jug had delayed his return to his lodgings by more than half an hour.
Remembering that you had said you wanted some maple sirup, I went in and bought some--that is all--I bought two quarts of maple sirup from Silas Deemer, who is dead and underground, but nevertheless drew that sirup from a cask and handed it to me in a jug.
And, papa dear, Eddy says mayn't he have the little jug when it is empty?
It's what I told you 'ud come, over and over again; and there's your month's wage gone, and more, to pay for that jug as I've had i' the house this ten year, and nothing ever happened to't before; but the crockery you've broke sin' here in th' house you've been 'ud make a parson swear--God forgi' me for saying so--an' if it had been boiling wort out o' the copper, it 'ud ha' been the same, and you'd ha' been scalded and very like lamed for life, as there's no knowing but what you will be some day if you go on; for anybody 'ud think you'd got the St.
And here must I take the brown-and-white jug, as it's niver been used three times this year, and go down i' the cellar myself, and belike catch my death, and be laid up wi' inflammation.
Poyser had turned round from the cupboard with the brown-and- white jug in her hand, when she caught sight of something at the other end of the kitchen; perhaps it was because she was already trembling and nervous that the apparition had so strong an effect on her; perhaps jug-breaking, like other crimes, has a contagious influence.
Dantes told him that the jug had fallen from his hands while he was drinking, and the jailer went grumblingly to fetch another, without giving himself the trouble to remove the fragments of the broken one.
The fragments of the jug broke, and after an hour of useless toil, he paused.
Smangle dispensed in two little cracked mugs; considerately remarking, with reference to himself, that a gentleman must not be particular under such circumstances, and that, for his part, he was not too proud to drink out of the jug.
Oh, do come out of that jug, and tell me, do you know where they put my shadow?