hin

noun
\ˈhin \

Definition of hin 

: an ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure equal to about 1.5 U.S. gallons (5.7 liters)

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Photo: goh chai hin/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images China’s currency has fallen about 6% against the dollar this year. Josh Zumbrun, WSJ, "Mnuchin Says a Trump-Xi Trade Summit Is No Done Deal," 13 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of hin

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hin

Hebrew hīn, from Egyptian hnw

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