We accepted his apology; and, ordering the landlord to bring in half a mutchkin of whisky, the storm blew by.
"Aggie, fill me a mutchkin when you're at it," said Gourlay to the pretty barmaid with the curly hair.
mutchkin, much′kin, n. a Scottish liquid measure of four gills, or forming one-fourth of a Scottish pint.
mutchkin was unquestionably a shrewd fellow, although he did his best to darken the light with which nature had endowned him.
A mutchkin o' usquebaugh for ilka man,' shouted a burly flesher, ''tis mair heartenin'.'
The patient, of course, was impressed with mutchkin's acuteness, and so was the apprentice.
Godsake, woman, let me away; there's saxpence t' ye to buy half a mutchkin, instead o' clavering about thae auld-warld stories.'