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kentle


kentle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kentle  \Ken"tle\,  n.  [From  {Quintal}.]  (Com.) 
  A  hundred  weight;  a  quintal. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Quintal  \Quin"tal\,  n.  [F.,  fr  Sp  quintal,  fr  Ar  qintar  a 
  weight  of  100  lbs.,  prob.  fr  L.  centenarius  consisting  of  a 
  hundred,  fr  centeni  a  hundred  each  fr  centum  a  hundred. 
  See  {Hundred},  and  cf  {Kentle}.] 
  1.  A  hundredweight,  either  112  or  100  pounds,  according  to 
  the  scale  used  Cf  {Cental}.  [Sometimes  written  and 
  pronounced  {kentle}.] 
 
  2.  A  metric  measure  of  weight,  being  100,000  grams,  or  100 
  kilograms,  equal  to  220.46  pounds  avoirdupois.