troy weight

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Definition of troy weight

: a series of units of weight based on a pound of 12 ounces and an ounce of 480 grains — see Weights and Measures Table

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Troy weight.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/troy%20weight. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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troy weight

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Medical Definition of troy weight

: a series of units of weight based on a pound of 12 ounces and an ounce of 480 grains or 31.103 grams

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