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  • n. A quantity of wares, such as raw silk, of approximately one to three hundredweights.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A quantity of wares, as raw silk, etc., from one hundred weight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A quantity of wares, as raw silk, etc., from 1 hundredweight to 2 3/4 hundredweights.

Etymologies

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Compare Italian fagotto, fangotto, a bundle. Compare fagot.

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