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cran

(kræn)
n
(Units) a unit of capacity used for measuring fresh herring, equal to 37.5 gallons
[C18: of uncertain origin]

Cran

 a measure of fish, about 750 herrings, 1797.
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Noun1.cran - a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring
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