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  • adj. Pertaining to weight.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Estimated or ascertained by weight; -- distinguished from numeral.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Estimated or ascertained by weight, as distinguished from numeral or monetary.


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