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stein

[ stahyn ]
/ staɪn /
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noun
a mug, usually earthenware, especially for beer.
the quantity of beer or other liquid contained in a stein.
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Origin of stein

1900–05; <German: literally, stone

Other definitions for stein (2 of 2)

Stein
[ stahyn for 1, 3; shtahyn for 2 ]
/ staɪn for 1, 3; ʃtaɪn for 2 /

noun
Gertrude, 1874–1946, U.S. author in France.
Hein·rich Frie·drich Karl [hahyn-rikh-free-drikhkahrl], /ˈhaɪn rɪx ˈfri drɪx kɑrl/, Baron vom und zum [fawm oont tsoom], /fɔm ʊnt tsʊm/, 1757–1831, German statesman.
William Howard, 1911–80, U.S. biochemist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1972.
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British Dictionary definitions for stein (1 of 2)

stein
/ (staɪn) /

noun
an earthenware beer mug, esp of a German design
the quantity contained in such a mug

Word Origin for stein

German, literally: stone

British Dictionary definitions for stein (2 of 2)

Stein

noun
(staɪn) Gertrude. 1874–1946, US writer, resident in Paris (1903–1946). Her works include Three Lives (1908) and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933)
(German ʃtain) Heinrich Friedrich Carl (ˈhainrɪç ˈfriːdrɪç karl), Baron Stein. 1757–1831, Prussian statesman, who contributed greatly to the modernization of Prussia and played a major role in the European coalition against Napoleon (1813–15)
(stiːn) Jock, real name John. 1922–85, Scottish footballer and manager: managed Celtic (1965–78) and Scotland (1978–85)
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