mud or mudde

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(Plural, mudden.) In the Netherlands, 1820 – 20th century, two units:

Prior to the 1820 metrication, there were many local, often ancient, values for the Mud:

After Doursther
Locale Equivalents, comments Value in liters
Amersfort = 4 schepels 182.22
Amsterdam, Edam, Monikendam,
Purmerent
= 1 1/5 sac = 4 schepels =
16 vierdevat = 128 koppen
108.09
Bommel   161.96
Buren, Culenbourg, Thiel,
Monfort, Oudewater, Schoonhoven
  138.35
Campen   117.07
Deventer = 4 schepels 81.06
Enckhuysen, Hoorn, Muiden,
Naarden, Weesp
= 2 sacs = 4 schepels =
16 takels
132.51
Gorcum = 4 schepels 169.01
Groeningen = 4 schepels 88.35
Harderwyk   97.65
Harlingen, Leeuwarden (Frisian)   88.45
Heusden, Leerdam   169.03
Rheenen, Wyck-te-Duurstede,
Ijsselstein, Vianen
= 2 sacs 145.78
Utrecht   116.62

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In Belgium

Locale Equivalents, comments Value in liters
Louvain mud or muid = 8 halster or boisseaux = 16 mole-vat = 32 viertel or quartiers 240
Tongres mudde 194.38
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