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avoirdupois

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1 the amount that something weighs
  • the coach limited his recruiting to linebackers of a certain avoirdupois

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2 the state or quality of being heavy
  • told his patient that he had to do something about his unhealthy avoirdupois and that exercising would be a good start

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“Avoirdupois.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/avoirdupois. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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