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eighth

glass containing one eight of a litre, 0.125l (GB)
verre de vin de 0,125l (F)
bicchiere di vino da 0,125l (I)
Austrian name (in the dialect "Acht'l" or "Achterl") for a glass of wine with 0.125 l. The classic eighth is drunk from a stemless to top filled glass. As a so-called "Stehachterl" (standing at the counter) or Escape Achterl (quick glass before you go) it is very popular. The next larger measure is a quarter with 0.25 l, usually at this year is drunk. See also below wine vessels,

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