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Definition of wey, meaning of wey



  1. An old English measure of weight containing 224 pounds; equivalent to 2 hundredweight.
    • c. 1376: Than though I hadde this wouke ywonne a weye of Essex cheese. — William Langland, The Vision of Piers Plowman, Version B, Passus 5, Line 91.
    • 1882: Cheese and salt are purchased by the wey of two hundredweight, or by the stone of fourteen pounds. — James Edwin Thorold Rogers, A History of Agriculture and Prices in England, Volume 4, p. 208.
    • ????: A wey is 6 tods, or 182 pounds, of wool; a load, or five quarters, of wheat, 40 bushels of salt, each weighing 56 pounds; 32 cloves of cheese, each weighing seven pounds; 48 bushels of oats and barley; and from two cwt. to three cwt. of butter. — Simmonds.

3 letters in word "wey": E W Y.

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