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Hin \Hin\ (h[i^]n), n. [Heb. h[=i]n.] A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing three quarts, one pint, one gill, English measure.
--W. H. Ward.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

Old English hine, accusative of he; replaced by dative him in early Middle English; cognate with German ihn. Surviving somewhat in s.w. English and Kentish dialect.


n. An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measurement, approximately 0.48 litre.


n. ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure = 1.5 gallons


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Usage examples of "hin".

Gwydion auf und sprang vor die Boten hin, umwirbelt von seinem scharlachroten Mantel.

Dien Bien Phu, if we made it, then the hamlet of Ban Hin, and the person or grave of Tran Van Vinh.

I also said that we were told in Dien Bien Phu to see the war memorial in the square of Ban Hin.

Seite, und humpelte, noch immer vor sich hin murmelnd und grollend, aus der Stube hinaus.

Ban Hin was a Vietnamese village, not Montagnard, as we probably knew, and that the Vietnamese made bad jewelry, plus she never heard of jewelry being made in Ban Hin.

Dort sinnt, in banger Nacht, ein Sklav von fluechtgem Ruhm Von Amt auf Aemter hin.

Darby, and sit under the straw stack beside the stable to adwise with our hayro about their most important business - what was the best time for the settin' of hins and what was good to cure colic in childher, an' things like that.

Dann rieb sie sich wieder über die Augen, griff nach dem Becher und stellte ihn wieder hin.

Images of the Regent's estranged mate, the Regis, and her passion for Zor, whose biogenetic material had been made manifest in Rem's cloning-were they fever-dreams of the hin?

Perhaps I might frustrate Hin Abtol's plans if I could have a few minutes with the controls and the instruments, which I knew as well as we know the face of a loved one.

He knew they were in the expanded mindstate of hin, and wished he could know how the systemry of Haydon IV was manifesting itself to them.

Wir haben es mit der Regierung zu tun, und Bürokraten wie die werden nichts unternehmen, ohne sich nach allen Seiten hin abzusichern.