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cental

[sen-tl] /ˈsɛn tl/
noun
1.
hundredweight (def 1).
2.
Chiefly British. a hundredweight of 112 pounds (50.8 kg).
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; < Latin cent(um) 100 + (quint)al
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British Dictionary definitions for cental

cental

/ˈsɛntəl/
noun
1.
a unit of weight equal to 100 pounds (45.3 kilograms)
Word Origin
C19: from Latin centum hundred
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