In the United States of the Ionian Islands, 19ᵗʰ century, by an Act of Parliament dated 24 May 1828, a unit of mass = 24 British troy grains. Plural, caldie.

Robert Montgomery Martin.
History of the Colonies of the British Empire in the West Indies, South America, North America, Asia...
London: W. H. Allen & Co. and George Routledge, 1843.

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