Various units of capacity in Scotland:
In the town of Annan and the middle part of Annandale, Scotland, a measure of dry capacity obsolete by the 1700s, approximately 742.4 cubic inches, approximately 12.17 liters. Twenty-four heaped Annan caps made an Annan boll.
Swinton (1789), page 72.
In Berwickshire, ¼th of a peck, ¹⁄₆₄th of a boll, approximately 2¹⁄₃₂ pre-imperial pint.
Swinton (1789), page 65. Kelso page 118.
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