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stein (n.)

earthenware mug, 1855, from German Stein, shortened form of Steinkrug "stone jug," from Stein "stone" (see stone (n.)) + Krug "jug, jar." Compare Old English stæne "pitcher, jug."

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Definitions of stein from WordNet
1
stein (n.)
a mug intended for serving beer;
Synonyms: beer mug
2
Stein (n.)
experimental expatriate United States writer (1874-1946);
Synonyms: Gertrude Stein
From wordnet.princeton.edu