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  • n. A 2.25 litre bottle of beer, today made principally as a tourist novelty.

Etymologies

From Darwin, the Australian city where has been sold since 1958, + stubby ("small bottle of beer"), intended ironically. (Wiktionary)

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  • A two-litre bottle of beer, the largest on sale in Australia.

    A conventional stubby is a short bottle usually holding between 325 and 375mL.

    February 8, 2010