Sarpler


Sarpler
Unit of weight for wool, being a little more than 2,240 lb. -

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  • sarpler — sar·pler …   English syllables

  • sarpler — …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarplar — /sahr plahr, pleuhr/, n. 1. a coarse cloth bagging. 2. Obs. a. a bale of wool weighing 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 80 tods. b. the weight of such a bale. Also, sarpler /sahr pleuhr/, sarplier /sahr plee euhr/. [1325 75; ME sarplar bale of wool < AF (OF …   Universalium

  • Sack of wool — Standard weight of a sack of wool for export was 364 lb; the standard calculation was that c.240 sheep were required to produce one sack. Wool was the most important English export of the 13c and 14c. There were some 50 grades of wool at the… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • sarplier — noun see sarpler …   Useful english dictionary

  • sarplar — /sahr plahr, pleuhr/, n. 1. a coarse cloth bagging. 2. Obs. a. a bale of wool weighing 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 80 tods. b. the weight of such a bale. Also, sarpler /sahr pleuhr/, sarplier /sahr plee euhr/. [1325 75; ME sarplar bale of wool < AF… …   Useful english dictionary


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