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General Crossword Questions for “jug”

  • Prison - vessel

Encyclopedia

  • A Jug band is a band employing a jug player and a mix of traditional and home-made instruments. The term jug band is loosely used in referring to ensembles that also incorporate home-made instruments but that are more accurately called skiffle bands, spasm bands or. — “Jug band - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The jug as a musical instrument reached its height of popularity in the 1920s, when jug bands, such as The eponymous jug is just that: an empty jug (usually made of glass or stoneware) played with the mouth. — “Jug (musical instrument) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • One could imagine a jug being made from nearly any watertight material, but most jugs throughout history have been made from clay, glass, or plastic. Some Native American and other tribes created liquid holding vessels by making woven baskets lined with an asphaltum sealer. — “Jug (container) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • The cloth was clean, the service shone; there were three kinds of well-baked bread, two bottles of wine, two of excellent mead, and a large glass jug of kvas—both the latter made in the monastery, and famous in the neighborhood. — “The Brothers Karamazov” by Fyodor Dostoevsky
  • The young mechanic is closest to me, he knows me well, The woodman that takes his axe and jug with him shall take me with him all day, The farm-boy ploughing in the field feels good at the sound of my voice, In vessels that sail my words sail, I go with fishermen and seamen and love them. — “Leaves of grass” by Walt Whitman
  • MONTGOMERY interrupted my tangle of mystification and suspicion about one o'clock, and his grotesque attendant followed him with a tray bearing bread, some herbs and other eatables, a flask of whiskey, a jug of water, and three glasses and knives. — “The Island of Dr Moreau” by HG Wells
  • Then the old man got up slowly and opening some private little door of which he kept the key in his breeches pocket, drew a jug of ale and placed it on the table. — “The Way We Live Now” by Anthony Trollope
  • In the winter they used to put a sheepskin in for her, and every day a piece of bread and a jug of water. — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Three men were employed at the work–one superintending, one holding a funnel shaped exactly like a port wine strainer, of which the narrow end was fixed in an incision in the breast, no doubt in the great pectoral artery; while the third, who was depicted as standing straddle-legged over the corpse, held a kind of large jug high in his hand, and poured from it some steaming fluid which fell accurately into the funnel. — “She: A History of Adventure” by H Rider Haggard

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