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mutchkin

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noun mutch·kin \ˈməch-kən\

Definition of mutchkin

  1. :  a Scottish unit of liquid capacity equal to 0.90 pint (0.42 liter)



Origin and Etymology of mutchkin

Middle English (Scots) muchekyn


First Known Use: 15th century


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