The resultant compound seemed to me very nearly equivalent to half a bushel, dry measure.
An almud is a dry measure equivalent to twelve English bushels.
The ephah is named here, of course, as a standard of dry measure, and the hin as a standard of liquid measure.
The Bontoc Igorot has no system of liquid or dry measure, nor has he any system of weight.
Tables followed, eight and nine times; dry measure, and then questions were asked singly.
A sata is: a dry measure of capacity approximately equal to 13 liters or 1.5 pecks.
Fat, fat, n. a vessel for holding liquids: a vat: a dry measure of nine bushels.
They were of all sizes from a half-bushel down to a quart and used for "dry measure."
The Ephah of dry measure equalled the Bath of liquid measure, and the Cab was the same in each.
|dry measure |
A system of units for measuring the volume or capacity of dry commodities, such as grains, fruits, and vegetables. Compare liquid measure.