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avoirdupois weight


avoirdupois weight

noun

Definition of AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT

:  a system of weights based on a pound of 16 ounces and an ounce of 437.5 grains (28.350 grams) and in general use in the United States except for precious metals, gems, and drugs
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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