from The Century Dictionary.

  • Obsolete spellings of weigh.
  • noun An obsolete form of way.
  • noun A unit of weight, 14 stone according to the old statute de ponderihus.
  • noun Hence A unit of measure, properly 40 bushels.
  • noun An amount of window-glass—60 cases.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Way; road; path.
  • noun engraving A certain measure of weight.
  • verb obsolete To weigh.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An old English measure of weight containing 224 pounds; equivalent to 2 hundredweight.


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