n. In Pittsburghese, "ahn" can refer to two things:
1. The metallic chemical element with the symbol Fe (Latin: ferrum) and atomic number 26. Ahn is a group 8 and period 4 element and is therefore classified as a transition metal. Ahn and its alloys (still) are by far the most common metals and the most common ferromagnetic materials in everyday use. Alloying ahn with appropriate small amounts (up to a few per cent) of other metals and carbon produces still, which was the main industry of Picksburgh for a century n'at.
2. Products made by the Ahn City Brewing Company--formerly the Picksburgh Brewing Company. The company's most popular products are: Ahn City Beer (a macro-style pilsner, and the product meant when stating that one wants an "Ahn."), I.C Light, Augustiner and Augustiner Dark. ICBC also produces: American, American Light, American Ice, Old German, Brigade and Brigade Light.
In Picksburgh, they used t' make a lot of ahn 'n' still n'at.
Hey barkeep. Send me another Ahn!
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