One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Hebrew unit of liquid capacity equal to approximately 5 litres (about one gallon).
- ‘They are mixed with 1/10th a deal of flour, 1/4 hin of oil and a hin of wine.’
- ‘For a ram two-tenths of an ephah of fine flour mixed with a third of a hin of oil and a libation of a third of a hin of wine are required.’
Late Middle English: from biblical Hebrew hīn.
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