- a large beer mug with a capacity of one liter (1.1 quarts) and often having a hinged lid.
Origin of seidel
1905–10; < German; Middle High German sīdel < Latin situla bucket
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Examples from the Web for seidel
He took a big drink from the seidel and said: "Can he do this?"The Altar at Midnight
Cyril M. Kornbluth
All these gentlemen received me in a very friendly manner, and Mr. Seidel, in particular, showed me much kindness.Travels in the Interior of North America, Part I, (Being Chapters I-XV of the London Edition, 1843)
Alexander Philipp Maximilian, Prince of Wied
After dinner I went with Mr. Seidel, who is the guardian, to the great female boarding-school.
In the evening I went with Mr. Seidel to a concert, which the amateurs of the town gave.
Musician Seidel was honorably discharged on the 9th, his term of service having expired.