American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 1/8 gallon or 16 ounces (0.473 liter).
- n. A unit of volume or capacity in the U.S. Customary System, used in dry measure, equal to 1/16 peck or 1/2 quart (0.551 liter).
- n. A unit of volume or capacity in the British Imperial System, used in dry and liquid measure, equal to 0.568 liter. See Table at measurement.
- n. A container with a pint capacity.
- n. The amount of a substance that can be held in such a container.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A measure of capacity equal to half a quart. The imperial pint is 34.65925 cubic inches; the United States or old wine-pint, 28⅞ cubic inches (see
gallon); the old customary ale-pint, 35¼ cubic inches; and the old Scotch pint, about 3 old English ale-pints or 105 cubic inches. There was also a local unit of weight of this name for butter, equal to a pound and a quarter.
- n. A unit of volume, equivalent to ⅛ of a gallon or
- n. UK A pint of milk.
- n. euphemistic A glass of beer, served by the pint.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A measure of capacity, equal to half a quart, or four gills, -- used in liquid and dry measures. See quart.
- n. (Zoöl.), Prov. Eng. The laughing gull.
- n. a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
- n. a United States liquid unit equal to 16 fluid ounces; two pints equal one quart
- n. a United States dry unit equal to 0.5 quart or 33.6 cubic inches
- Middle English pinte, a unit of volume, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *pīncta, mark on a container, from feminine of *pīnctus, alteration of Latin pictus, past participle of pingere, to paint; see peig- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The prices are remarkably moderate in most of these places; the charge is no more than three-halfpence for half a pint of coffee, or _threepence for a whole pint_.”
“I'll be the first to say that a "pint" is the best measure for any good draft of beer.”
“I can also freeze liquids in pint or quart canning jars with the use of the special lid accessory, and then store them in the freezer as well.”
“Wilton ratcheted the hand brake and pulled a pint from the recesses of a worn denim jacket.”
“After the first pint is taken, secondary analysis is done on the blood.”
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“Trying to match blokes pint for pint is a bad idea, but doing it with Stella Artois in 4 pint jugs is just suicide.”
“At one point he told me about the four pint paradox - his theory that the fourth pint is like the orgasm stage of a drinking sesh, and anything before that is just warming up, but anything beyond it is unpredictable.”
“Because wisdom and beauty and courage and laughter can all be measured in pint-pots.”
“For no one can love the part more than the whole till love can be measured in pint-pots.”
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