Himt [German]

(Plural, Himten.) A unit of dry capacity in German-speaking areas of Europe, 17ᵗʰ – 19ᵗʰ centuries, about 25 liters, but it varied by locality, commodity and even season. Also spelled Himpt.

Example: Hamburg, Germany, 1820: opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system

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