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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- The official measuring of contents or weight (as of coal or grain).

Usage examples (4)
  • A committee was at the same time appointed to manage and let to farm to the best advantage for the City a number of offices, including those of garbling, package and scavage,...
  • The election of a successor to Kendricke on Michaelmas-day in the person of Simon Edmonds was made the occasion of fixing the amount of profits the new mayor was to enjoy from...
  • 1000 square feet, ditto for exportation 4L. per ditto; metage per ton on coals 2s.; measure of timber per 1000 feet 2s.
  • Lighterage, metage,!. p g.,. for more
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