from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A unit of weight used in India, equal to the weight of one silver rupee (11.7 grams or 180 troy grains).
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- n. a unit of mass used in India, equal to the mass of a silver rupee coin, fixed at 180 troy grains (11.663 8038 grams) in 1833, of a similar but slightly variable value before that date
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A weight of British India. The standard tola is equal to 180 grains.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fundamental unit of weight of the empire of India, by law precisely equal to 180 grains troy. It is about half a grain heavier than the old tola sicca.
- n. In Peru, a native burial-mound.
According to forestry officials, five species known as tola, wenge, iroko, sapelli and limba account for close to 80 percent of the total timber exports in the country.
The tola is a rupee's weight, or two-fifths of an ounce.
The length and inclination of the _bast_ necessarily vary with the nature of the cliff, but as the Badi is remunerated at the rate of a rupee for every hundred cubits, hence termed a tola,
In Concan they apply the juice to the hands and feet in fevers, giving at the same time a dose of one "tola" (6.80 grams) in sweetened water or milk.
The resin of the trunk is a useful application to ulcers and in India they give it internally to cure la melena, the dose, one "tola" mixed with the same amount of _manga_ resin and a little lime water.
But his idea of decoration goes in the direction of a plaster of "tola" pomatum over his body, and above all a hat.
This is a volcanic district, set in a forest of palms, and of the tree called "tola," about two miles to the east of Turbaco.
Silvia Rojo, president of EcoAndina, explained to Tierramérica that the people of the Puna region have traditionally used three types of plants for firewood: the "tola" bush, "queñoa" -
As reported in The N.Y. Times, "Tonga has decided against calling its new decimal currency unit the dollar because the native word tola also means a
Let's go tola bouteille typique de creme de la rinse: