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

Word History


Hebrew hīn, from Egyptian hnw

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hin was in the 14th century

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“Hin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hin. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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