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Syllabification: stein
Pronunciation: /stīn
 
/

noun

A large earthenware beer mug.
Example sentences
  • Show girls decorated with very large pretzels, beer steins, sausages and other German motifs frame a goose-stepping Ziegfeld Follies-style routine involving Hitler Youth for a big finish like no other.
  • A few years ago I was sitting with a friend in a seedy German restaurant off Tenth Avenue in New York drinking giant steins of beer and talking about his job in investor relations for a Fortune 500 company.
  • The other night an imbiber, who originally hails from the Bavarian region of Germany (think lederhosen, beer steins and oompah bands and you'll be on the right track), fell down.

Origin

mid 19th century: from German Stein, literally 'stone'.

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noun

Variant spelling of steen.

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