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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The weight of a commodity shipment after deduction of the weight of the container, before allowance of tret.
  • v. To act as sutler; to supply provisions and other articles to troops.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The weight when the tare has been deducted, and tret is yet to be allowed.
  • intransitive v. To act as sutler; to supply provisions and other articles to troops.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • An obsolete spelling of subtle.
  • To peddle; act as sutler.
  • Light; in the light weight previous to the additional goods delivered for tret.

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