firlot

noun
fir·lot | \ˈfi(ə)rlət, ˈfər-\
plural -s

Definition of firlot 

1 : any of various old Scottish units of dry capacity equal to ¹/₄ boll or from ¹/₂ to 1¹/₂ Winchester bushels

2 : a container of one firlot capacity

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History and Etymology for firlot

Middle English ferlot, from Old Norse fjōrthi hlotr fourth part, from fjōrthi fourth + hlotr part; akin to Old English fēortha fourth and Old English hlot lot

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