Origin of pint
Examples from the Web for pint
That year, on August 10, the first woman stepped in for a pint.
I order a pint a Fula Farmacia, Casa Bruja's 4.7 percent Blond Ale.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As President, the Father of the Constitution James Madison drank a pint a day.
This continues until an impossibly huge amount of ice cream is compressed into the pint.
Franklin might have been describing James Madison, father of the Constitution, who drank a pint of whiskey every day.Life, Liberty, and the Founding Fathers’ Pursuit of Hoppiness|Kevin Bleyer|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Remove part of the fat, and take half a pint three or four times a day.
He rang a bell and ordered his maid-servant to bring some beef-wafers and a pint of dry Champagne.A Terrible Temptation|Charles Reade
Moisten with a pint of consomm (stock, Art. 1), and simmer them gently for two hours.French Dishes for American Tables|Pierre Caron
His foot was in the air when Felix invited him to "Come and have a pint."London's Heart|B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
Dissolve Nelson's Gelatine, in the proportion of half-an-ounce to a pint of the fruit, in a little water, stir well together.Nelson's Home Comforts|Mary Hooper
British Dictionary definitions for pint
- a pint of beer
- a drink of beerhe's gone out for a pint