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(Units) the full name for hundredweight2
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(sh cwt) Equal to 100 pounds.
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|Noun||1.||short hundredweight - a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds|
avoirdupois unit - any of the units of the avoirdupois system of weights
quarter - a quarter of a hundredweight (25 pounds)
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