1. (n.) A vessel, usually of coarse earthenware, with a swelling belly and narrow mouth, and having a handle on one side.

2. (n.) A pitcher; a ewer.

3. (n.) A prison; a jail; a lockup.

4. (v. t.) To seethe or stew, as in a jug or jar placed in boiling water; as, to jug a hare.

5. (v. t.) To commit to jail; to imprison.

6. (v. i.) To utter a sound resembling this word, as certain birds do, especially the nightingale.

7. (v. i.) To nestle or collect together in a covey; -- said of quails and partridges.

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