tret(redirected from Tare and Tret)
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(Historical Terms) commerce (formerly) an allowance according to weight granted to purchasers for waste due to transportation. It was calculated after deduction for tare
[C15: from Old French trait pull, tilt of the scale; see trait]
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(formerly) an allowance for waste, after deduction for tare.
[1490–1500; < Anglo-French, variant of trait act of drawing; see trait]
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