wey

noun \ˈwā\

Definition of wey

plural

-s

  1. :  any of various old units of weight used locally in the British Isles especially for cheese, wool, and salt; also :  a Scotch and Irish unit of capacity (as for coal or grain) equal to 41.28 bushels

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Origin and Etymology of wey

Middle English, from Old English wǣge weight, wey — more at weigh (noun)


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