nipperkin

noun
nip·​per·​kin | \ ˈnipə(r)kə̇n\
plural -s

Definition of nipperkin

1 : a liquor container or vessel with a capacity of a half pint or less
2 : a quantity of liquor contained in or able to be contained in a nipperkin

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