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noun as in lad

noun as in runt

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Some say it was his half-pint height, others that no amount was too small for him to rob.

Mix one pint of bran, one-half pint of flour, and one level teaspoon of baking soda.

Take a quart of milk; heat one third and scald with it a half-pint of flour; if skimmed milk, use a small piece of butter.

A man might dine on four shillings and sixpence, enjoying a modest half-pint of wine, and he possessed that sum.

One pint sugar and one-half pint water gives sirup of 32 density.

When quite melted over the fire, throw in a large spoonful of flour, and add a half pint of boiling water, and salt to your taste.


On this page you'll find 129 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to half-pint, such as: feeble, frail, inconsequential, measly, paltry, and tiny.

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