A unit of dry capacity used for grain, with various local values:
In Fribourg, Switzerland, ¼ sac, = 2 mass or bichets = 4 quaterons = 24 immi, about 31.94 liters. Also called a Kopf.
In Geneva, Switzerland, = 2 bichets, about 77.6 liters. Also called a sac.
In Lyons, France, = ¹⁄₂₄ asnée = 4 picotins, about 7.99 liters.
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