troy weight


troy weight

noun

Definition of TROY WEIGHT

:  a series of units of weight based on a pound of 12 ounces and an ounce of 480 grains — see weight table

First Known Use of TROY WEIGHT

15th century

troy weight

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TROY WEIGHT

: a series of units of weight based on a pound of 12 ounces and an ounce of 480 grains or 31.103 grams

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