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Definition of Nipperkin

Nipperkin
Nipperkin Nip"per*kin, n. [See 1st Nip.] A small cup. [Obs.]

Meaning of Nipperkin from wikipedia

- The nipperkin is a unit of measurement of volume, equal to one-half of a quarter-gill, one-eighth of a gill, or one thirty-second of an English pint....
- "Cleavelandite". www.mindat.org. "****ociated minerals". www.mindat.org. Nipperkin, Pao. Loose Gemstone GuideSecrets of the Gem Revealed. "Uses of albite"...
- the Middle Ages. London: Longman, Green, Longman, and Roberts, 1862. "Nipperkin". World Wide Words: Investigating the English language across the globe...
- mow Oh the pint pot, half a pint, gill pot, half a gill, quarter gill, nipperkin, and a round bowl Here's good luck, good luck, good luck to the barley...
- beans 280 pounds; Oats 264 pounds; Barley 320 pounds; Oatmeal 140 pounds. Nipperkin was also used, but perhaps not part of this more formal set. Weight was...
- or a gl**** of an alcoholic beverage actually comes from the rare term nipperkin [small measure], a folk etymology has that it originally referred to a...
- (dame-jeanne) goblet pitcher gyllot (about equal to 1/2 gill) noggin (1/4 pint) nipperkin (measure for liquor, containing no more than 1/2 pint) tumblerful (10...
- sold for 1 shilling. The following is the entry for the letter O: Odds Nipperkins! cried Mother Bunch on her broomstick, here’s a to do! as Nicholas Hotch-Potch...
- re****tion. Tate Wilkinson praises his Lenitive in "The Prize" and his Nipperkin in "The Sprigs of Laurel," and says that as Mr. Tag in "The Spoil'd Child"...
- Mrs. Wiggins, Somno in The Sleep Walker (Walley Chamberlain Oulton), Nipperkin in Sprigs of Laurel, or the Rival Soldiers (John O'Keeffe), Nehemiah Flam...