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Joug

The joug or scottish pint was a Scottish unit of measurement of liquids that was in use from at least 1661, (possibly 15th century), until the early 19th century. Bakers used the measure until the late 19th century.

  • 1 joug is sixteen gills
  • 1 joug is four mutchkins
  • 1 joug is two chopins
  • 8 joug makes up a gallon
  • A joug or pint is equivalent to 1696 ml in metric measurements or roughly three Imperial pints.

Usage examples of "joug".

He concealed himself in the caverns of the Joug de l'Aigle, from which he made descents upon the hamlets and villages by the ravines of Ubaye and Ubayette.