How To Spell cwt?

Correct spelling: cwt

What is the definition of cwt?

  1. A hundred weight.

What does the abbreviation cwt mean?

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What are the usage examples for cwt?

  1. Rice sells for twentyfive shillings sterling per cwt – The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX by Various
  2. A field of jute plants ready for cutting will certainly form a delightful picture, but the prospect of the operation of cutting indicates a formidable piece of work since it requires about 10 to 14 tons of the green crop to produce about 10 to 15 cwt – The Jute Industry: From Seed to Finished Cloth by T. Woodhouse and P. Kilgour
  3. We were forced to leave at Pisania about five cwt – The Journal Of A Mission To The Interior Of Africa, In The Year 1805 by Mungo Park
  4. Cordage, in junk, 28 cwt – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  5. Cordage, in paper stuff, 1 cwt – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  6. Covers, hammock, 5. Iron, old wrought, 12 cwt – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  7. In 1777 he had written Boulton that Wilkinson wants an engine to raise a stamp of 15 cwt – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  8. The engine was to work two hammers, but was capable of working four of 7 cwt – James Watt by Andrew Carnegie
  9. Winthrop' gives the price of his beef at " 19 shillings per cwt – The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete by Azel Ames

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