dry measure

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dry measure

n.
A system of units for measuring dry commodities such as grains, fruits, and vegetables.

dry measure

n
(Units) a unit or a system of units for measuring dry goods, such as fruit, grains, etc

dry′ meas′ure


n.
the system of volumetric units used in measuring dry commodities, as grain.
[1680–90]

dry measure

A system of units for measuring dry commodities, such as grains, fruits, and vegetables.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dry measure - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)dry measure - a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
ardeb - a unit of dry measure used in Egypt
epha, ephah - an ancient Hebrew unit of dry measure equal to about a bushel
United States dry unit - a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System
Translations

dry measure

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References in classic literature ?
If we will take the good we find, asking no questions, we shall have heaping measures.