Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Spanish weight, a drachm, the 16th part of an ounce, or the 256th part of a pound, equal (in Castile) to 1 avoirdupois drachms. Another form is adareme.

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Examples

  • It is the usual measure of land. 300 tareas = 1 peonia; 4 peonias = 1 caballeria.] [Footnote 3: 36 grains = 1 adarme; 16 adarmes = 1 ounce; 16 ounces = 1 pound; 25 pounds = 1 arroba; 4 arrobas = 1 quintal; 20 quintals =

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