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  • n. A unit of weight, 9,600 of which make a grain.

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Examples

  • Under the periot was a yellow corset of cross blue stripes.

    Woman's Life in Colonial Days

  • Around the bosom of the periot was a frill of white vandyked gauze of the same form covered with black gauze which hangs in streamers down her back.

    Woman's Life in Colonial Days

  • Before the Carlovingian periot there is no trace of the story that St. Martial was sent to Gaul by St. Peter.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy

  • With Linsey out sick, her wiki page will still be locked, so there will be a longer periot of non-Linsey news.

    The Unofficial GuildWars Site

  • January 30th, 2010 12:01 pm ET we just got out of the most horrible economic crisis ever in less than 3 years periot this is just amazing it requiere a genius to do what is been done in this economic. there is not more blind that the one that not want it to see. hey wake up what is need is to press on the right to make this people more agreebable, they just blocking the process.

    Spitzer talks stimulus

  • "Another was a periot made of gray Indian taffetas with dark stripes of the same color with two collars, one white, one yellow with blue silk fringe, having a reverse trimmed in the same manner.

    Woman's Life in Colonial Days

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