Definition of Stein

1. Noun. A mug intended for serving beer.

Exact synonyms: Beer Mug
Generic synonyms: Mug

2. Noun. Experimental expatriate United States writer (1874-1946).
Exact synonyms: Gertrude Stein
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

Definition of Stein

1. n. & v. See Steen.

Definition of Stein

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names dot=) from a (etyl sco) diminutive of Stephen. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname from=German dot=) anglicized from the (etyl de) surname (l de Stein). ¹

3. Noun. A beer mug, usually made of ceramic. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stein

1. a beer mug [n -S]

Stein Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stein

stegnosis
stegnotic
stegodon
stegodons
stegodont
stegodonts
stegosaur
stegosauri
stegosaurs
stegosaurus
stegosauruses
stegs
steigerite
steil
steils
stein (current term)
steinbock
steinbocks
steinbok
steinboks
steined
steining
steinings
steinkirk
steinkirks
steins
stela
stelae
stelai
stelar

Literary usage of Stein

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"Early ufe of stein. His rise to power. her powers must be accorded to Heinrich Friedrich Karl, Freiherr vom und zum stein (1757-1831). ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"stein (Fig. XX. 23 to 26,and Fig. XXI. 10; the hooked monad and the springing ... stein. Small colorless oval forms with two closely contiguous flagella. ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1916)
"The judgment will be reversed, and the cause remanded, with direction to enter Paula stein, Ella stein, and Carl stein in equal proportions, the shares of ..."

4. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"stein, a family of pianoforte - makers and players. 1. JOHANN ANDREAS, the founder of German pianoforte-making, was born at Heidesheim in the Palatinate in ..."

5. The Historians' History of the World: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Rise by Henry Smith Williams (1909)
"HARDENBERG AS CHANCELLOR (1810 AD) Men may say that he continued to guide it in the spirit of stein, but how should he, a skilful diplomatist of the old ..."

6. Switzerland, and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and the Tyrol by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1891)
"stein Inn (see below). By combining the two last-named passes, a good walker may reach the stein Inn from Gut- tannen in a single day (11-12 hrs.). ..."

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