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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Origin and Etymology of 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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