from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A system of weights and measures based on a pound containing 16 ounces or 7,000 grains (453.59 grams).
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- noun a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
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