In the Roman Empire, a unit of liquid capacity, approximately 567 milliliters. One-sixth of a congius. (for larger units); (for smaller units)
In the Roman Empire, a unit of dry capacity, approximately 567 milliliters. One-sixteenth of a modius.
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.
In England, a measure of dry capacity.
scotland =3 galons
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