Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

Etymologies

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

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