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ozs.

1.
ounces.
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  • Dye baths may be used of varying strengths of from 10 to 50 ozs.

    Vegetable Dyes

    Ethel M. Mairet
  • Strain the cream through a sieve into a dish and add 1½ ozs.

  • It is recorded that he found in the Cathedral Treasury 2,621 ozs.

  • For some time he restricted himself to a daily allowance of 12 ozs.

    Fletcherism Horace Fletcher
  • The rest will be good ink, if strained, and supplemented by 1½ ozs.

    Paper and Printing Recipes J. Sawtelle Ford
  • With regard to superfatting material, the quantity of this should be very small, not exceeding 6-8 ozs.

  • The piece which received the first prize was ten yards long and one yard wide, weighed only three ozs.

  • This table shows that during the twelve months since July 1898 the production of gold on the Randt has increased by 100,000 ozs.

  • These "thorns" are apparently fairly rich, four unciae to the centumpondium being equivalent to about 97 ozs.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
  • It will be noticed that in the eight cases given by Agricola the copper ran from 97 to over 580 ozs.

    De Re Metallica Georgius Agricola
British Dictionary definitions for ozs

ozs

abbreviation
1.
ounces
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