mutchkins


mutchkins
'mʌtʃkɪn n. (Scotland) a unit of liquid which equal to a little less than a U.S. pint; container

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Mutchkin — Disambiguation: a mutchkin can also refer a close fitting Scottish cap. The mutchkin (Scottish Gaelic: mùisgein) was a Scottish unit of measurement of liquids that was in use from at least 1661, (possibly 15th century), until the late 19th… …   Wikipedia

  • Chopin (unit) — The chopin was a Scottish measurement of volume, usually fluid, that was in use from at least 1661, though possibly 15th century, until the mid 19th century.[1] The measurement was derived from the French measure chopine an old and widespread… …   Wikipedia

  • choppin —    a traditional Scottish unit of volume equal to 2 mutchkins or 1/2 Scots pint. The choppin is equivalent to about 52.1 cubic inches, 1.80 U.S. liquid pints, 1.50 British Imperial pints, or 854 milliliters …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • pint — (pt)    1. a traditional unit of volume equal to 1/2 quart.    There are three different quarts in use in Britain and the United States, and hence there are three different pints: the U. S. liquid pint, equal to exactly 28.875 cubic inches, 16… …   Dictionary of units of measurement


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