Definitions of quintal

  1. a United States unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A hundredweight, either 112 or 100 pounds, according to the scale used. Cf. Cental. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A metric measure of weight, being 100,000 grams, or 100 kilograms, equal to 220.46 pounds avoirdupois. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A weight of one hundred or one hundred and twelve pounds. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. A hundred weight, either 112 or 100 pounds according to the scale. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. A mass of 100 kilograms. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A hundred weight, either 100 or 112 pounds. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A weight consisting of 100 lb. or 112 lb. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for quintal

  1. An arpent yields one hundred quintals of hay a year, worth three livres the quintal – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. M'Koy and Quintal the worst of the gang, escaped to the mountains. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow