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Webster 1913 Edition


Pint

Pint

,
Noun.
[OE.
pinte
, F.
pinte
, fr. Sp.
pinta
spot, mark, pint, fr.
pintar
to paint; a mark for a pint prob. having been made on or in a larger measure. See
Paint
.]
A measure of capacity, equal to half a quart, or four gills, – used in liquid and dry measures. See
Quart
.

Pint

,
Noun.
(Zool.)
The laughing gull.
[Prov. Eng.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Pint

PINT

,
Noun.
Half a quart, or four gills. In medicine, twelve ounces. It is applied both to liquid and dry measure.

Definition 2021


Pint

Pint

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German

Noun

Pint n

  1. pint (unit of volume)

pint

pint

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English

Noun

pint (plural pints)

  1. A unit of volume, equivalent to ⅛ of a gallon or
    1. in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations approximately 568 millilitres (an imperial pint) and
    2. in the United States approximately
      1. 473 millilitres for liquids (a US liquid pint) or
      2. 551 millilitres for dry goods (a US dry pint).
    3. hungarian pint 1,696 liter
  2. (Britain) A pint of milk.
    Please leave three pints tomorrow, milkman
  3. (metonymically) A glass of beer, served by the pint.
    • 1998, Kirk Jones, Waking Ned, Tomboy films
      Finn: You must have a terrible thirst on you tonight. I've never seen a man drink two pints at the same time.

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Danish

Verb

pint

  1. past participle of pine

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪnt

Noun

pint f (plural pinten, diminutive pintje n)

  1. (Southern) A glass of beer (usually 25 cl, not an imperial pint).

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Verb

pint

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of pinnen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of pinnen

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Portuguese

Noun

pint m (plural pints)

  1. pint (unit of volume for liquids)

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