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Avoirdupois

Av`oir`du`pois´   Pronunciation: ăv`ẽr`dũ`poiz´
n. & a.1.Goods sold by weight.
2.Avoirdupois weight.
3.Weight; heaviness; as, a woman of much avoirdupois.
Avoirdupois weight
a system of weights by which coarser commodities are weighed, such as hay, grain, butter, sugar, tea.
Noun1.avoirdupois - a system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
2.avoirdupois - excess bodily weight; "she found fatness disgusting in herself as well as in others"
Synonyms: fatness, blubber, fat
beef, beefiness, deadweight, fatness, gravity, gross weight, heaviness, heft, heftiness, liveweight, neat weight, net, net weight, overbalance, overweight, ponderability, ponderosity, ponderousness, poundage, tonnage, underweight, weight, weightiness
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