sextarius [Latin]

1

In the Roman Empire, a unit of liquid capacity, approximately 567 milliliters. One-sixth of a congius. link to a table of the larger Roman units of capacity (for larger units); link to a table of the smaller Roman units of capacity (for smaller units)

2

In the Roman Empire, a unit of dry capacity, approximately 567 milliliters. One-sixteenth of a modius. link to a table of the larger Roman units of capacity

3

In England, a measure of liquid capacity.

wt = 2 pounds by Fleta = 4 gallons of wine

ale larger, about 12 gallons cestres, cisterns, systerns

W. H. Prior.
Notes on the weights and measures of Medieval England.
Bulletin du Cange. Archivvm Latinitatis Medii Aevi, vol. 1.
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Edouard Champion, 1924.
Pages 150-154.

4

In England, a measure of dry capacity.

5

scotland =3 galons

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