pint

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From Old French pinte

Noun[edit]

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. (UK) A pint of milk.
    Please leave three pints tomorrow, milkman
  3. (euphemistic) 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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pint

  1. past participle of pine

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pint c (plural pinten, diminutive pintje n)

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

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pint

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

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