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

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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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