nipperkin

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nipperkin

1. A small amount of an alcoholic drink. Just a nipperkin of scotch for me, please. I'm not looking to get drunk tonight.
2. A small cup used to measure liquor. Hey, hand me that nipperkin so I can make this drink.
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