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|1.||A weight used in southern Europe and East for heavy articles. It varies in different localities; thus, at Rome it is nearly 75 pounds, in Sardinia nearly 94 pounds, in Cairo it is 95 pounds, in Syria about 503 pounds.|
|2.||A liquid measure in Spain, ranging from two and a half to four gallons.|
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.