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toby jug

(tō`bē), small pottery pitcher or mug modeled in the form of a jolly, stout man wearing a cocked hat, a corner of which serves as pourer. The jug is also called fillpot, both names taken from Toby Fillpot, inebriate character in the 18th-century song Little Brown Jug. Popular in England and America of that day, the toby jug has become a collector's piece.
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In the Lower Section, Grant Arms beat Division Two leaders Kings Norton Ex Serviceman's Club 12-9, while Coldstream had a 15-6 win in the Bottom Section game against Toby Jug Flights.
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Next thing, some quick-witted Staffordshire potter immortalised him in clay and the Toby jug was born.
In line with other Staffordshire figures, Toby jugs can still be picked up for prices in the low hundreds, although early examples by named makers such as Ralph Wood can fetch a couple of thousand at auction.
I now feel that I have truly kept my promise to my beloved cat, Toby Jug who changed my life in so many ways, but whose tragic death so devastated me that it took me many years until I could once again relate to a cat.
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Ironically, he's on a shelf in my study next to a particularly good rendition of a Toby jug, and he came from Staffordshire too, though he dates from at least a century before his companion.
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