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puzzle jug

noun
1.
a drinking jug of the 17th and 18th centuries, so made as to challenge the drinker to drink without spilling or spraying the contents.
Origin of puzzle jug
1875-1880
1875-80
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  • The old English puzzle jug had a similar device, in which the difficulty was to drink the contents without spilling them.

    Chats on Oriental China J. F. Blacker

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