pugil (plural pugils)
- (obsolete) As much as is taken up between the thumb and two first fingers.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
- 1778, William Lewis, The new dispensatory
- Cinnamon, an ounce and a half; Rosemary flowers, six pugils […]
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.