Definition of hin in English:

hin

Syllabification: hin

noun

  • A Hebrew unit of liquid capacity equal to approximately 5.5 quarts (5 l).
    More example sentences
    • For a ram two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with a third of a hin of oil and a libation of a third of a hin of wine are required.
    • They are mixed with 1/10th a deal of flour, 1/4 hin of oil and a hin of wine.

Origin

late Middle English: from biblical Hebrew hīn.

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