In Turkey, a unit of mass for firewood, = 15 - 20 okes, about 14 - 26 kilograms. In concept, it is the amount a man can carry. Compare merkeb yuku, also a unit for firewood, but the load a donkey can carry, 30 - 40 okes (about 38 - 51 kg).
Recorded in use in İnebolu , on the Black Sea, in the late 19ᵗʰ century.
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