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catty or cattie2 (ˈkætɪ)
n , pl -ties
a unit of weight, used esp in China, equal to about one and a half pounds or about 0.67 kilogram
[C16: from Malay kati]
cattie or cattie2
[C16: from Malay kati]

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any of various units of weight used in southeastern Asia (especially a Chinese measure equal to 500 grams) [syn: catty
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