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ale, beer, jar     (Brit. informal)   jug     (Brit. informal)  

diminutive, little, midget, miniature, pocket, pygmy or pigmy, small, teensy-weensy, teeny-weeny, tiny, wee  
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  ( pints    plural  )
1       n-count   A pint is a unit of measurement for liquids. In Britain, it is equal to 568 cubic centimetres or one eighth of an imperial gallon. In America, it is equal to 473 cubic centimetres or one eighth of an American gallon.  
usu N of n  
...a pint of milk..., The military requested 6,000 pints of blood from the American Red Cross.     
2       n-count   If you go for a pint, you go to the pub to drink a pint of beer or more.  

If you describe someone or something as pint-sized, you think they are smaller than is normal or smaller than they should be.  
INFORMAL      adj   usu ADJ n  
Two pint-sized kids emerged from a doorway.     

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pin, paint, point, print

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