lispund

noun lis·pund \ˈlispənd\
variants: or

lispound

\-ˌpau̇nd, -pənd\

Definition of lispund

plural

-s

  1. :  any of various units of weight of the Shetland and Orkney islands varying from 12 to 30 or more pounds

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Origin and Etymology of lispund

Low German lispund, from Middle Low German lispunt, livespunt, from lis, lives Livonian + punt pound; akin to Old High German phunt pound — more at pound


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