pint

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From Middle English pinte, from Old French pinte, assumed from Vulgar Latin *pincta (a mark used to indicate a level of quantity against a larger measure), from Latin picta (painted), from Latin pingō (paint, verb).

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pint (plural pints)

  1. A unit of volume, equivalent to:
    1. ⅛ of a gallon
    2. (Britain, Commonwealth of Nations) approximately 568 millilitres (an imperial pint)
    3. (US) approximately
      1. 473 millilitres for liquids (a US liquid pint) or
      2. 551 millilitres for dry goods (a US dry pint).
    4. (Hungary) 1.696 liters
    5. (medicine) 12 ounces
  2. (Britain, metonymically) 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[edit]

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pint

  1. past participle of pine

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pint f (plural pinten, diminutive pintje n)

  1. (Belgium) A glass of beer (usually 25 cl or 33cl, 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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pint m (plural pints)

  1. pint (unit of volume for liquids)

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