In Mexico, a pre-metric unit of liquid capacity, said to have been used for brandy, about 20 liters.
Manuel Carrera Stampa.
The evolution of weights and measures in New Spain.
The Hispanic American Historical Review, vol. 29, no. 1, pages 2 - 24 (February 1949).
Page 15. Stampa confirms brandy, does not give the capacity, and says the unit was used “throughout New Spain.”
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