chaldron definition

  • noun:
    • A unit of dry measure formerly used in The united kingdomt, corresponding to 4 quarters or just around 32 bushels for grain and 36 bushels for coal.
    • a classic English dried out measure, containing four quarters. At London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its equivalent weight, and more than twice as much at Newcastle. Now made use of exclusively for coal and coke.
    • An English dried out measure, being, at London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its equivalent body weight, plus than double the amount at Newcastle. Today used solely for coal and coke.
    • A measure of coals, etc., equal, by a statute of Charles II., to 36 coal bushels, or 25½ hundredweight, but customarily in The united kingdomt to 32 heaped bushels.
    • A unit of dried out measure previously found in The united kingdomt, add up to 4 quarters or about 32 bushels for grain and 36 bushels for coal.
    • An old English dried out measure, containing four quarters. At London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its equivalent weight, plus than twice as much at Newcastle. Today utilized solely for coal and coke.
    • An English dried out measure, becoming, at London, 36 bushels heaped up, or its comparable fat, and much more than twice as much at Newcastle. Today made use of solely for coal and coke.
    • A measure of coals, etc., equal, by a statute of Charles II., to 36 coal bushels, or 25½ hundredweight, but customarily in The united kingdomt to 32 heaped bushels.
    • See chaudron.
    • See chaudron.
    • a British imperial capability measure (liquid or dried out) add up to 36 bushels
    • a British imperial ability measure (liquid or dried out) equal to 36 bushels

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