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half pint

(ˈhæf ˈpaɪnt, ˈhɑf for 1; ˈhæf ˌpaɪnt, ˈhɑf for 2 )
n.
1. half of a pint, equal to 8 fluid ounces (1 cup) or 16 tablespoons (0.2 liter).
2. Slang. a very short person.
[1605–15]
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Yes; I can see Jones at this minute (rather flushed with his joint of mutton and half pint of wine), taking out his pencil and scoring under the words "foolish, twaddling," &c.
OUR daughter was shocked and worried when she found the Country Style half pint milk bottle that I take to bed each night in case I get thirsty.
Q I have a half pint glass tankard produced to celebrate the coronation of Prince Edward in 1936.
Tenders are invited for purchase a half pint of milk in a paper carton for the following types of milk: 1 % unflavored milk Fat Free flavored milk in chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry, half pint paper cartons Fat Free lactose free milk, half pint, paper cartons.
And so, three days after missing out on a PS12 food and drink deal for rump steak, salmon was on offer for me, served with squid, greens, fries and a garlicky mayonnaise called alioli - for PS12 all-in, including a half pint of Purity real ale.
As stronger and more full-flavoured beers become increasingly popular, a half pint is often a better choice and it is unfair to penalise those choosing to drink responsibly with a higher overall cost.
A coffee in a cafe starts at [euro]1, and local beer also costs from [euro]1 for a draught half pint.
Nursing that half pint all night can be a thing of the past.
It is available in a convenient package--the HRB9700 Hot Rod Black kit that includes a quart of Hot Rod Black and a half pint of hardener.
He is struggling to get a pint into a half pint pot.
PRIME Minister David Cameron enjoyed a pint of bitter and wife Samantha had a half pint of beer and a packet of ready salted crisps at a pub with probably the best view in Britain.
Similarly, the newest health warning to our elderly is they should have only a half pint of beer or small glass of wine a day.