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long hundredweight

noun
1.
a hundredweight of 112 pounds (50.8 kg), the usual hundredweight in Great Britain, but now rare in the U.S.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for long hundredweight

long hundredweight

noun
1.
the full name for hundredweight (sense 1)
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