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BAR'RE, n. Weights used in the E.Indies. The great bahar, for weighing pepper, cloves, nutmegs,&c., is 524 lb.9 oz. avoirdupoise. The little bahar, for weighing quicksilver, vermilion, ivory, silk, &c.,is 437 lbs. 9 oz.




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BAR'RE, n. Weights used in the E.Indies. The great bahar, for weighing pepper, cloves, nutmegs,&c., is 524 lb.9 oz. avoirdupoise. The little bahar, for weighing quicksilver, vermilion, ivory, silk, &c.,is 437 lbs. 9 oz.

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Barre

BAR'RE, noun Weights used in the E.Indies. The great bahar, for weighing pepper, cloves, nutmegs, etc., is 524 lb.9 oz. avoirdupoise. The little bahar, for weighing quicksilver, vermilion, ivory, silk, etc., is 437 lbs. 9 oz.

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