from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Spanish liquid measure, one fourth of an azumbre: not to be confounded with the cuartilla.
- n. A dry measure of Spain, one fourth of a celamine, equal to 1.142 liters, or about one sixth of a Winchester peck.
- n. A Mexican and South American coin, the fourth part of a real, or about 3¼ cents.
- n. A silver coin of the Spanish American States, equivalent to one fourth of a real.
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