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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A unit of weight used in east Asia approximately equal to 1.3 ounces.

Usage examples (29)
  • But one meets persistently the word "tael" in their estimate of the value of things.
  • Besides, the saving of a tael is a small matter. "
  • A tael was a little more than an ounce.
  • Eef teh tael bii eh-twitchun, dont com eh-skritchun! for more
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