When at last apprehended, Siddiqui was carrying a jar containing two pounds of a deadly poison, sodium cyanide.
In many rural Chinese homes, a jar of pesticide—often a variety banned in Western countries—sits in the family outhouse.
A boy put his hand into a jar of filberts and grasped as many as his fist could possibly hold.
He maintains that he had simply forgotten he had eaten from the jar.
All you need is pitcher or a jar with a lid—a mason jar works perfectly—and something to strain out the grounds.
The door was on the jar, just as I remembered leaving it, but there was not a glimmer of light.
Therefore, proceed to place the rubber and cover on the jar.
Inserting a silver knife between the jar and the fruit, she let the air bubbles rise to the top and break.
By the 19th all were given up, and on the 20th the troops moved back to jar.
Aggie had baked an angel cake and I had brought over a jar of cookies.
1520s, "to make a harsh, grating sound," usually said to be echoic or imitative, but no one explains how, or of what. Figurative sense of "have an unpleasant effect on" is from 1530s; that of "cause to vibrate or shake" is from 1560s. Related: Jarred; jarring.
"cylindrical vessel," early 15c., possibly from Middle French jarre "liquid measure" (smaller than a barrel), 12c., from Provençal jarra, from Arabic jarrah "earthen water vessel" (whence also Spanish jarra, Italian giarra) [Klein].