In Denmark and Norway, a unit of count, = 3 snese = 60. See the chart for the names given this unit in neighboring areas. Mainly used for fish and eggs.
In Denmark, however, it is also a unit of count for sheaves, = 6 or 12 sheaves.
In Denmark, after 1839, a unit of mass for yarn, = ½ lispund, = 4 kilograms.
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