Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A loaf weighing, generally, four pounds.
“She found here a miserable straw-bed, a large black pitcher nearly full of water, and twenty-four pieces of bread, seeming as if a quartern-loaf had been cut in so many pieces.”
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