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hin

 (hĭn)
n.
A unit of liquid measure used by the ancient Hebrews, equal to about five liters.

[Middle English, from Medieval Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew hîn, of Egyptian origin.]

hin

(hɪn)
n
(Units) a Hebrew unit of capacity equal to about 12 pints or 3.5 litres
[from Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew hīn, from Egyptian hnw]

hin

(hɪn)

n.
an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure equal to about 1½ gallons (5.7 liters).
[1350–1400; Middle English < Late Latin < Greek < Hebrew hīn < Egyptian hnw a liquid measure, literally, jar]
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Noun1.hin - ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons
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