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avoirdupois


avoirdupois

noun

Definition of AVOIRDUPOIS

1
the amount that something weighs <the coach limited his recruiting to linebackers of a certain avoirdupois>
2
the state or quality of being heavy <told his patient that he had to do something about his unhealthy avoirdupois and that exercising would be a good start>

March 05, 2015
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