Some say it was his half-pint height, others that no amount was too small for him to rob.
One half-pint ov the present prevailing rum would ruin a deacon in twenty minitts.
Then chop a half-pint of oysters, and beat six eggs very well.
Prepare enough mushrooms to measure one half-pint when chopped, and enough of raw ham to fill a tablespoon heaping full.
Pour it through a funnel into half-pint bottles, and cork them well.
While he was saying this, Beckwith had filled a half-pint glass with brandy.
Strain the stock and boil it with a half-pint more to a strong glaze.
For you might as well take away a navvy's half-pint of beer as deprive a Chink of his shot of dope and his gambling-table.
Mr. Fogarty brought a gift with him, a half-pint of special whisky.
A half-pint of it was given as a matter of course to every day laborer, more particularly in the summer season.
: half-pint showman