tret

noun \ˈtret\

Definition of tret

plural

-s

  1. :  an allowance of 4 pounds for every 104 pounds of suttle weight formerly added to various commodities (as spices) to offset deterioration in transit or chaff removed in cleaning

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Origin and Etymology of tret

Middle French trait pull, draft, turn of the scale, pull of the scale — more at trait


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