See also lispound.
In Denmark and Norway, a unit of mass, = 16 skaalpund, before 1683 about 7.923 kilograms, afterwards 8.003 kg. In 1839 it was metrified to exactly 8 kilograms.
In Sweden, a unit of mass, = 20 skålpund, about 8.502 kilograms.
In the Netherlands, a unit of mass, = 15 pond, about 7.412 kilograms.
In Russia, a unit of mass, = 20 funt, about 8.190 kilograms.
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