Avoirdupois Weight

The avoirdupois system is a measurement system of weights which uses pounds and ounces as units.

Avoirdupois Weight
27-11/32 grains1 dram
16 drams1 ounce
16 ounces1 pound
25 pounds1 quarter
4 quarters1 cwt.
2,000 pounds1 short ton
2,240 pounds1 long ton

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