stein

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noun \ˈstīn\

Definition of stein

  1. :  a large mug (as of earthenware) used especially for beer; also :  the quantity of beer that a stein holds

Origin and Etymology of stein

probably from German Steingut stoneware, from Stein stone + Gut goods


First Known Use: 1855


Stein

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biographical name \ˈstīn\

Definition of Stein

  1. Gertrude 1874–1946 American writer


Stein

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biographical name \ˈshtīn, ˈstīn\

Definition of Stein

  1. (Heinrich Friedrich) Karl 1757–1831 Freiherr vom und zum Stein Prussian statesman


STEIN Defined for English Language Learners

stein

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noun \ˈstīn\

Definition of stein for English Language Learners

  • : a large mug for beer



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