waterjug

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

water +‎ jug

Noun[edit]

waterjug (plural waterjugs)

  1. A jug used to hold water.
    • 1987, Judith Greene, Memory, thinking and language: topics in cognitive psychology
      Polson and his colleagues have studied waterjug problems, which involve pouring quantities of water between jugs of different sizes...
    • 1997, Roland E Fleischer, Susan C Scott, Rembrandt, Rubens, and the art of their time: recent perspectives
      Torrentius shows a stone waterjug, while Visscher has an ornate ewer, presumably in silver or gilt.

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