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Copper gill measuring jugs

The gill (pronounced like the girl's name Jill) is a unit for measuring volume. It is equal to a quarter of a pint. People do not use it much now.

1 imperial gill = 5 imperial fluid ounces (fl. oz.)
= 142.0653125 millilitres (ml) (exactly)
≈ 142 ml
≈ 1.20 U.S. gills
1 U.S. gill = 4 U.S. fl. oz.
= 118.2941183 ml (exactly)
≈ 118 ml
≈ 0.83 imperial gills
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