Mutchkin meaning

mŭchkĭn
A unit of liquid measure that is equal to 0.9 US pint (0.43 liter).
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(scot.) A unit of liquid measure equal to a little less than a pint.
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(Scotland) A unit of fluid capacity approximately equal to three-quarters of an imperial pint (0.43 litres)
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Origin of mutchkin

  • Middle English muchekyn from Middle Dutch mudseken diminutive of mutse a kind of measure from Latin modius grain measure med- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition