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- n. Plural form of hectogram.
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See data below from FAOSTAT with respect to cereal yields in hectograms per ha:
'Here's his description,' he says: 'eyelashes, eight killomethres long; eyes, blue an' assymethrical; jaw, bituminous; measuremint fr'm abaft th 'left ear to base iv maxillory glan's, four hectograms; a r-red scar runnin' fr'm th 'noomo-gasthric narve to th' sicond dorsal verteebree, 'he says.
An increase of a load in the hand from nine to ten hectograms makes no great difference in the feeling, whereas an increase from one to two hectograms is easily appreciable.
'because, whin I pulled out th' tape line, he rowled me eighty hectograms down th 'sthreet,' he says.