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Another word for jug

  1. A place for the confinement of persons in lawful detention

      1. A jail.
      2. (Slang, Dial., former) A prison; jail
      3. (US, dialect) A prison or gaol/jail.
      1. A stirring, mixing, or poking movement:
      2. An excited reaction or commotion:
      3. A slight movement:
      1. (Slang) A prison or jail
      2. A person or thing that slams
      3. One that slams:
      1. (Slang) A jail
      2. A jail or prison.
      1. One of the parts or sections of a jointed whole
      2. The way in which they are joined
      3. A way in which two or more things are joined:
      1. (Old, Slang) A jail or guardhouse
      1. A small cage, pen, or building as for poultry
      2. Alternative spelling of co-op.
      3. A cramped or uncomfortably confined space.
      1. (US, countable or uncountable) a mixed drink, especially one served chilled
      2. A device, container, or room for cooling things or keeping them cool
      3. (Countable) an insulated bin or box used with ice or freezer packs to keep food or beverages cold while picnicking or camping
      1. Stress cracks produced in metal ingots as they cool after being cast.
      2. (Slang) Jail or prison, after the Clink prison in Southwark, London. Used in the phrase in the clink.
      3. (Onomatopoeia) The sound of metal on metal, or glass on glass.
      1. (Slang) A jail or prison.
      2. A usually cylindrical metal container.
      3. Any of various containers usually or traditionally cylindrical, made of metal, and with a separate cover
      1. (Slang) A penitentiary
      2. (Slang) Prison, jail.
      1. An instrument for writing regarded as a means of expression:
      2. The animals kept in such an enclosure.
      3. An instrument for writing or drawing with ink or similar fluid, especially:
      1. The state of being locked.
      2. A being locked up, as in jail
      3. (Informal) A jail, especially one in which offenders are held while awaiting a court hearing.
      1. A building, usually with cells, where convicted criminals, esp. those serving longer sentences, are confined
      2. A place or condition of confinement or restriction:
      3. The state or condition of being confined, restricted, or limited in any way
      1. A prison for those convicted of major crimes.
      2. An office or tribunal headed by a cardinal (Grand Penitentiary) and dealing with matters of penance, confession, dispensation, absolution, etc.
      3. A priest whose special function is the administration of the sacrament of penance in a particular church or diocese.
      1. (Rare) A keeping or being kept
      2. Care; charge:
      3. The means by which one is supported:
      1. Detention in a jail.
      2. A building for the confinement of people who are awaiting trial or who have been convicted of minor offenses
      3. A place of detention, especially for persons who are accused of committing a crime and have not been released on bail or for persons who are serving short sentences after conviction of a misdemeanor.
      1. An institution for the confinement of persons convicted of minor criminal offenses.
      2. A place of short-term confinement for persons convicted of minor offenses and regarded as capable of being reformed
      3. An institution dedicated to the management and rehabilitation of persons perceived to be at risk of becoming criminals.
      1. (Mil., Slang) The guardhouse; prison
      2. A jail or prison on board a US Navy or Coast Guard vessel.
      3. (US) A jail or guardhouse, especially in a naval military prison or jail on a ship, navy base, or (in fiction) spacecraft.
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Another word for jug