Definition of Jugful

1. Noun. The quantity contained in a jug.

Exact synonyms: Jug
Generic synonyms: Containerful
Derivative terms: Jug



Definition of Jugful

1. Noun. as much as a jug will hold ¹

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Definition of Jugful

1. as much as a jug will hold [n JUGFULS or JUGSFUL]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Jugful

jug wine
juga
jugal
jugal bone
jugal ligament
jugal point
jugale
jugals
jugata
jugate
jugated
jugendstil
juger
jugers
jugerum
jugful (current term)
jugfuls
jugged
jugger
juggernaut
juggernauts
jugging
juggings
juggins
jugginses
jugglable
juggled
juggler
juggleress

Literary usage of Jugful

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1. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"Not by a jugful. An emphatic negation. 1835 Did you ever follow the business of ... 1857 No more shelving operations here, not by a jugful, I reckon.—Knick. ..."

2. Dictionary of Americanisms: A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded by John Russell Bartlett (1877)
"jugful. "Not by a jugful" is a phrase commonly used to mean, ... But 'taint so in New York, not by a jugful. Major Downing, May-day in New York. ..."

3. The Pentateuch According to the Talmud: Genesis: with a Talmudical Commentary by Paul Isaac Hershon, Henry Donald Maurice Spence-Jones (1883)
"... a bagful of dates, and a jugful of flour of roasted grain. ... The recipient sent him back a bagful of ginger and a jugful of elongated pepper corn, ..."

4. The Tale of Buster Bumblebee by Arthur Scott Bailey, Harry L. Smith (1918)
"VII A jugful OF BUMBLEBEES WHEN the workers—as well as Buster Bumblebee—heard the raking, scraping sound in the hall of their house they all stopped what ..."

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