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jug

jug (GB)
broc, pichet (F)
boccale (I)
Ancient hollow measure already used in the New Testament Bible mentioned. It has been and is used in many countries with country-specific names such as Brocca (Italy), Cruche (France), Jug (England) or Krushka (Russia). The volumes vary between around 0.5 and 1.5 liters. Today, a jug-like drinking and gift vessel in a cylindrical shape with a more or less bulbous body with mostly lateral handles is understood by Krug. Vessels of similar shape are often used for decanting. See also below capacity measures. Krug law and wine vessels,

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