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firlot Meaning, Definition & Usage

Fir"lot noun
Etymology
Scot., the fourth part of a boll of grain, from a word equiv. to E. four + lot part, portion. See Firkin.
Definitions
  1. A dry measure formerly used in Scotland; the fourth part of a boll of grain or meal. The Linlithgow wheat firlot was to the imperial bushel as 998 to 1000; the barley firlot as 1456 to 1000. Brande & C.

Webster 1913


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