What does the word jar mean?

Usage examples for jar

  1. Every two or three hundred yards he knelt and pressed his ear to the cold, damp earth and waited for a familiar jar. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  2. In other cases, no change in the appearance of the jar and its contents takes place. – School and Home Cooking by Carlotta C. Greer
  3. She answered, " Drink, sir," and quickly let down her water- jar from her shoulder upon her hand and gave him a drink. – The Children's Bible by Henry A. Sherman Charles Foster Kent