| John Birks - Arithmetic - 1766 - 611 pages
...fodder, of lead, 191. cwt. LI Q_U ID MEASURE. As the original of Troy weight was a corn of wheat taken **out of the middle of the ear, and being well dried, 32** were to make a pennyweight ; fo eight pound Troy weigîit of wheat (or 61440 grains) were enaded by... | |
| Charles Hutton - Mathematics - 1812
...called Sterling silver. , * The original of all weights used in England, was a grain or corn of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear, and, being well dried, 32 of them were to make one** pennyweight, 20 pennyweights VOL. I. E V. 1 s .1 ..•- •• .» • •*< 573440 = 35840 = 2240... | |
| Charles Hutton, Robert Adrain - Mathematics - 1822
...Sterling silver. * The original of all weights-used in England, was a grain or com of wheat, gathered oat **of the middle of the ear, and, being well dried, 32 of them were to make one** pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one cunce, and 12 ounces one pound. Bui AVOIRDUPOIS WEIGHT. Drms ....... | |
| Nicolas Pike, Dudley Leavitt - Arithmetic - 1830 - 228 pages
...Avoirdupois—7000 grains. * The original of all weights used in England, was a grain or kernel of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear, and, being we-ll dried, 32 of them were to make** 1 pennyweight, 20 pennyweights 1 ounce, and 12 ounces 1 pound. But in latter times it was thought sufficient... | |
| George Willson - Arithmetic - 1836 - 192 pages
...= 1 g, 12 ounces . * " The original of all weights used in England, was a grain, or corn of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear and being well dried, 32 of** these were to make one penny-weight, 20 penny-weights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But in later... | |
| George Willson - 1838
...ounces . - - = 1 ft. . * " The original of all weights used in England, was a grain, or con of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear and being well dried, 32 of** these were to make one penny-weight, 20 penny-weights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But in later... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Arithmetic - 1839 - 305 pages
...and jewels. NOTE. — "The original of all weights, used in England, was a grain or corn of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear ; and, being well dried,** 82 of them were to make one pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But in... | |
| Teacher - Readers - 1839 - 72 pages
...by Troy Weight. NOTE. " The original of all weights, used in England, was a grain or corn of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear ; and, being well dried,** 3'2'of them were to make one pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But in... | |
| Osman Call - Mathematics - 1842 - 192 pages
...240 = 12 = 1 NOTE. — " The original of all weights, used in England, was a gra^D or corn of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear ; and being well dried, 32 of them were to make one** pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But in later times, it was thought... | |
| Benjamin Greenleaf - Mathematics - 1842 - 174 pages
...silver, and jewels. NOTE. "The original of all weights, used in England, was a grain or corn of wheat, **gathered out of the middle of the ear; and being well dried, 32 of them were to make one** pennyweight, 20 pennyweights one ounce, and 12 ounces one pound. But in later times, it was thought... | |
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