See also anker.
In Sweden, 17th – 19th centuries (legally between 1655 and 1855), a unit of liquid capacity used for wine, arrack, rum, beer, vinegar and oil, = 15 kannor, about 39.255 liters. It belongs to the anker family of units. Sometimes used for dry commodities such as salt.
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