In Cyprus, ? — 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of liquid capacity used for wine, about 14.5 liters.

See also kouza, which is probably the same unit.


Liquids are generally sold by weight, as above, but there is a measure for wine called the Cuse.

1 cuse = 8 okes = 3 1/5 gallons

The liter is equivalent to about 2½ okes.

A. R. Savile.
London: H.M.S.O., 1878.
Page 160.
British Library: India Office Records and Private Papers, IOR/L/MIL/17/16/28.
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