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stein

 (stīn)
n.
A beer mug, especially one that is large or decorated.

[German, probably short for Steinkrug, stone jug : Stein, stone (from Middle High German, from Old High German; see stāi- in Indo-European roots) + Krug, jug.]
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stein

(staɪn)
n
1. (Ceramics) an earthenware beer mug, esp of a German design
2. the quantity contained in such a mug
[German, literally: stone]

Stein

n
1. (Biography) Gertrude. 1874–1946, US writer, resident in Paris (1903–1946). Her works include Three Lives (1908) and The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas (1933)
2. (Biography) 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)
3. (Biography) Jock, full name John. 1922–85, Scottish footballer and manager: managed Celtic (1965–78) and Scotland (1978–85)
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stein

(staɪn)

n.
1. a mug, usu. earthenware, esp. for beer.
2. the quantity contained in a stein.
[1900–05; < German: literally, stone]

Stein

(staɪn)

n.
Gertrude, 1874–1946, U.S. author in France.
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Noun1.stein - a mug intended for serving beerstein - a mug intended for serving beer  
mug - with handle and usually cylindrical
2.stein - experimental expatriate United States writer (1874-1946)Stein - experimental expatriate United States writer (1874-1946)
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stein

nMaßkrug m
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With Steins, Armfeldts, Bennigsens, and Wintzingerodes!
"STEIN MAN I A" SWEPT OVER SAN FRANCISCO during the summer of 2011, incited by two major exhibitions related to the writer--"The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde," at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and "Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories," at the Contemporary Jewish Museum--as well as a new staging of Gertrude Stein's first opera.
Organized jointly by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, and the Reunion des Musees Nationaux-Grand Palais, Paris, "The Steins Collect: Matisse, Picasso, and the Parisian Avant-Garde" reunites the unique modern art collections of Gertrude Stein, the author, her brothers, Leo and Michael Stein and Michael's wife, Sarah, all of whom were at one time residents of the San Francisco Bay area.
Scotts, MI, April 04, 2011 --(PR.com)-- EK Enterprise today announced that it is offering German beer steins and accessories on the Steins-N-More website.
The Steins have a long history with the Tribeca property, representing the penthouse in four separate transactions within the last eight years.
Leicks book is written with fluency and panache; the enormous number of citations concerning Stein ('this study focuses on Americas response to Gertrude Stein, not Gertrude Steins response to America') are intelligently put together, amounting to a comprehensive three-decade history of Steins popular critical reception, good, bad, and uncomprehending, but rarely indifferent.
In emptying Saint Therese of sympathy for these distant and despised subjects, Steins saint is thus missing an essential component of sainthood.
A 34th minute strike from Craig Steins proved enough to see off the challenge of the Ryman League hosts and put Merthyr into the hat for the next stage.
Caption: Anheuser-Busch has released a new series of collector steins this month, including the Bald Eogle stein, pictured above.
When acquired by the Steins, the site was open on the south side to the street, at the rear were remnants of Victorian stables in a state of extreme delapidation, while the western edge was lined by an old factory.
When I became an adult and started vacationing on my own, I started collecting souvenir mugs, steins and shot glasses from the different places that I travelled.
Caption: Anheuser-Busch has introduced a new range of collectible steins, including a Civil War Stein, pictured at left.