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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Oriental weight varying from 5 to 9 pounds.
  • n. In Eastern commerce, a bundle, generally of dried fruits, weighing about 7 hundredweight. A carotel of mace is 3 hundredweight.

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