Medieval Glossary


A basic unit of English capacity (similar to an inch for measurements of length). Two noggins make up a gill, while four noggins make up a pint.

Related term(s): Gill; Pint; Quart; Gallon
Category: Weights and Measures
Added: 10.09.04
Source information: Nicholson, Edward. Men and Measures. London: Smith, Elder, and Company, 1912. 125.


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