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jug ears

Ears that stick out markedly from the side of the head, thus resembling the handles of a jug. At first I thought his jug ears were pretty goofy-looking, but I've actually come to regard them as quite cute!
See also: ear, jug

jug-eared

Having ears that stick out markedly from the side of the head, thus resembling the handles of a jug. I was pretty goofy-looking as a kid, jug-eared, bespectacled, and lanky as I was.

put a/the plug in the jug

To become permanently sober; to give up intoxicants, especially alcohol. (Alludes to plugging up a jug of an alcoholic beverage.) I've always loved my dad, but he's become a much friendlier and sympathetic person since finally putting the plug in the jug. It took me waking up in a ditch and covered in vomit to realize that I needed to put a plug in the jug for good.
See also: jug, plug, put

jugged (up)

Sl. intoxicated. I'm not jugged up. I'm not even tipsy. Fred was too jugged to drive home.
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federal jug

n. a federal prison. (see also jug.) Lefty is fresh and sweet—just out of the federal jug.
See also: federal, jug

jug

1. n. jail. (Usually with the.) Take it easy. I don’t want to end up in the jug.
2. n. a jug of liquor; a jar of moonshine; a can of beer. Where’s my jug? I need a swig.
3. and jug up in. to drink heavily. (see also jugger.) We jugged up till about noon and then went to sleep. Let’s get down to some serious jugging.
4. n. a glass vial of liquid amphetamine intended for injection. (Drugs.) His mother found a jug and took it to a drugstore to find out what it was.
5. n. the jugular vein, used for the injection of narcotics. (Drugs.) He’s even got scars on his jugs.
6. n. a breast. (Usually plural. Usually objectionable.) Look at the jugs on that babe!

jug up

verb
See jug
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jug wine

n. cheap wine that is sold in volume, usually in gallon jugs. We’re having a little do tomorrow—nothing special. A little jug wine and chips.
See also: jug, wine

jugged (up)

mod. alcohol intoxicated. I’m not jugged up. I’m not even tipsy.
See also: jug, up

jugged

verb
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References in classic literature ?
All this time the chestnuts and the jug went round and round; and by-and-bye they had a song, about a lost child travelling in the snow, from Tiny Tim, who had a plaintive little voice, and sang it very well indeed.
The breaking of his jug was too natural an accident to excite suspicion.
Oh, do come out of that jug, and tell me, do you know where they put my shadow?
What does mother do when you bring the jug back safe and sound?
Lady Lydiard seized on the jug, a nd filled the tumbler for herself with an unsteady hand.
Down cellar; I 'll get it;" and taking the lamp and jug, Tom departed, bent on doing his duty now like a saint.
The jug of maple sirup which the easy ways of village life had permitted Hillbrook's foremost citizen to carry home from the store was not there.
cried he, pouring out a glass of the same in a long stream, skilfully directed from the jug to the tumbler, so as to produce much foam without spilling a drop; and, having surveyed it for a moment opposite the candle, he took a deep draught, and then smacked his lips, drew a long breath, and refilled his glass, my mother looking on with the greatest satisfaction.
Pinocchio gave the jug another look and said neither yes nor no.
Around the upper fire the fags placed the tables in the form of a horse-shoe, and upon them the jugs with the Saturday night's allowance of beer.
When the repast was concluded a jug of hot water was placed before Sir Pitt, with a case-bottle containing, I believe, rum.
This Toby was the brown jug of which previous mention has been made.
But I think, perhaps, if somebody went down, just to see that he didn't dip his beak into the jug by accident, or make some confounded mistake in losing the money as he came upstairs, it would be as well.
There was a coarse, dingy man, of whose face Tom had some vague recollection, sitting in his father's chair, smoking, with a jug and glass beside him.
And Mandy, who had never in her life thought of the meaning of a word she had heard, more than a black cat, now took airs of superior wisdom, and strutted about, forgetting to state that, though actually coiled up among the jugs at the time specified, she had been fast asleep all the time.