Scot. a unit of liquid measure equal to a little less than a pint
Origin of mutchkinMiddle English muchekyn from obsolete Dutch mudseken, a measure of capacity from Middle Dutch mudde, bushel from Medieval Latin modius, a liquid measure from L, the Roman grain measure from modus: see mode
A unit of liquid measure that is equal to 0.9 US pint (0.43 liter).
Origin of mutchkinMiddle English muchekyn from Middle Dutch mudseken diminutive of mutse a kind of measure from Latin modius grain measure ; see med- in Indo-European roots.