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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of scale.
  • n. A device for weighing goods for sale.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scale.


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  • Weigh me, high wind!
    What will your wild scales record?
    Profit of pain,
    Joy by the weight of a word.

    - Leonora Speyer, 'Measure Me, Sky'.

    November 1, 2008