In Burma, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of dry capacity, = 2¼ imperial gills, approximately 319.6 milliliters. Also called a nozibu.
United Nations, 1955.
It is an interesting comment on the desire for a standard measure that the tin of “Milkmaid” brand condensed milk has become universally recognised as representing one lamè;… In origin the lamè is said to have been two handfuls.
C. A. Silberrad.
The Weights and Measures of India.
Nature, vol. 110, no. 2757, September 2, 1922.
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