What is another word for pint?

Pronunciation: [pˈa͡ɪnt] (IPA)

The word "pint" is a unit of measurement commonly used in the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries. It is equivalent to 568 millilitres or 20 fluid ounces in the US. There are several synonyms that can be used for the word "pint," including the "tankard," a traditional cylindrical drinking vessel made of pewter or silver. The word "stein" is also used to refer to a large beer mug that is often made of ceramic or glass. The term "jug" can also be used to refer to a container that holds a pint of liquid, while "beaker" and "glass" are often used to refer to smaller drinking vessels.

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Usage examples for Pint

Richard Maule looked at the silver bowl containing his half-pint of soup-everything he ate was measured and weighed and prepared with the most scrupulous accuracy according to a great doctor's ordinance-with a kind of fastidious distaste.
"Jane Oglander"
Marie Belloc Lowndes
Did ye blow a farmer's brains out in th' famine fur a pint ov milk?
"My Lady of the Chimney Corner"
Alexander Irvine
A quart and a pint of water covered it well and it's going to stay on until the meat all falls to pieces.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

Famous quotes with Pint

  • Getting to the pint where the other is not the enemy is a big leap.
    Stanley Crouch
  • A pint can't hold a quart - if it holds a pint it is doing all that can be expected of it.
    Margaret Deland
  • I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere.
    Charlie Hunnam
  • The child who has been taught to make an accurate elevation, plan, and section of a pint pot has had an admirable training in accuracy of eye and hand.
    Thomas Huxley
  • Of this they drank half a pint every day, and sometimes more or less, as it operated, by way of gentle physic. Two others had each two oranges and one lemon given them every day. These they ate with greediness, at different times, upon an empty stomach.
    James Lind

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