from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A Turkish, Egyptian, Hungarian and Wallachian unit of weight, equal to about 2 & 3/4 lbs.
  • n. man; guy; bloke

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Turkish and Egyptian weight, equal to about 23/4 pounds.
  • n. An Hungarian and Wallachian measure, equal to about 21/2 pints.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A Middle English form of oak.
  • n. A Turkish unit of weight, used also in Greece, equal to about 2¾ pounds avoirdupois.
  • n. A variant of auk.


Turkish okka,[2] from Arabic أوقية (ūqīya), وقية (wiqīya), probably from Ancient Greek οὐγκία ("an ounce"), from Latin uncia.[2] (Wiktionary)
Afrikaans (Wiktionary)



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