muid


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muid

(ˈmʊiː)
n
1. (Historical Terms) a former French measure of capacity
2. (Historical Terms) a method of measuring land in France based on the number of muids of seeds needed to sow the land
n
(Units) a South African dry measure of capacity equivalent to about 109 litres

Muid

 a dry measure for corn, meat, salt, etc.
Examples: muid of coals, 1727; of corn, 1692; of land, 1674; of gold rings, 1547; of rye, 1771; of bay salt, 1703; of wine, 1491.
References in classic literature ?
Have my valise carried to the Muid d'Amour, Rue des Bourdonnais.
Jumah Ammad, of the 19th Special Forces Company and militiamen CAAs Muid Monda, Omar Teteng and Adzian Abdullah had stopped the van to inspect the vehicle.
27 September 2011 -- Malaysian financial group RHB Capital Berhad (KUL:RHBCAP) has sought the central bank's nod to appoint Johari Abdul Muid as head of its commercial banking operations, a source close to the move told Bloomberg on Monday.
"We forbid the use of Facebook, Friendster and other social networking sites unless they are being used to foster Islamic teaching," a spokesman for the clerics, Abdul Muid Shohib, said.
"Even in this tough economy, if you price a home right, it'll sell well," said Abdul Muid, a senior associate broker with Corcoran.
CONTEMPORARY TOUCHES - Diar muid Gavin's 2007 Chelsea garden.
Muid Khan, The Arabian Poets of Golconda (Bombay: Univ.
In a recent poem entitled "Trasnu" ("Crossing"), O Searcaigh, speaking of the contemporary Gaeltacht, has commented somewhat ironically: "ta muid leath reamhstairiuil / agus leath-postmodern intertextual" ("we are half prehistorical / and half postmodern intertextual") (Ag Tnuth leis ah tSolas 277).
Examples include the English possessive clitic's from an earlier genitive case ending, (3) the Irish first-person plural pronoun muid from an earlier verbal inflection (Bybee et al.
All music majors enrolled in the Music Industry Program (MUID) (7) at the University of Memphis are required to enroll in a minimum of three internship hours in the senior year.