American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A unit of weight in ancient Rome equivalent to about 12 ounces.
- From Latin libra. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin lībra. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Libreta es diminutive de "libra"; se usa también por pan de una libra; "libreto" es el de una ópera; el cuadernito de papel de fumar es”
“In my birth chart i've ketu in 3rd from AL ... and saturn in libra which is also AL; SO REULTS?”
“libra," or pound; it may signify chains for the captives singly, in contradistiniction to those by which they were fastened to each other; or it may mean single chains, in opposition to double ones.”
“And maybe more frequent in the future? libra Says:”
“Wen Ai wus a teecher-kitteh Ai wroted mai reports in teh lyba…libra…lieb….rume wif awl teh bux in, cos teh older stoodunts 6th formers in TTI; ekwivalunt ob Back a lorry at, in Yurp; collidge, Ai fink, in Merkah wud be in tehre an wen Ai aksidently pressed sumfink an awl mai reports dissamappeerd, tehy cud sayv me!”
“Two to end the occupation written (thank you libra) by Feingold and Levin.”
“Thank you for giving aid to the Republican Party. libra wrote on September 15, 2007 6: 11 PM:”
“LOL your English is much better than my Polish libra but I think most know that Levin and Feingold want out of Iraq.”
“I have libra-ish (see-saw) feelings about teachers 'merit pay.”
“And, of course, all this applies in reverse to stories about Allen. libra wrote on August 29, 2007 7: 07 PM:”
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Most of these are names of weights and measures in use before 1500, gleaned from household accounts of English estates and colleges.
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