Green’s Dictionary of Slang

jug v.2

[juke v.1 ]

1. to deceive, either jokingly or through some form of illegality.

[US]Life in Boston & N.Y. (Boston, MA) 14 Apr. n.p.: How about that hotel and land speculation, Major? [...] How did you make it on that woman you jugged?
[UK]J. Colebrook Cross of Lassitude 95: ‘Oh Frankie, they juggin’ with me ...’ ‘Juggin’ with you?’ ‘Sure ... they put my bond too high.’.
[US]N. Heard Howard Street 32: Aw Franchot, who you think you juggin’, tryin’ to be so hard?

2. (US prison) to provoke; to harass.

[US]Other Side of the Wall: Prisoner’s Dict. July 🌐 Jug: To verbally harass or provoke, generally done by an officer with the intention of getting the prisoner to fight. (TX).
[US]J.E. Lawson Last Burn in Hell 28: I explain that jug means to harass with the intention of inciting violence.