That gentleman tells us, that more than a bushel of salt is used in curing a quintal of fish.
quintal had probably not intended to hurt the child, but he expressed no regret.
The best gum is selling at Akka for six dollars a quintal: they will not bring it here, fearing the infection.
These two, quintal and McCoy, were emphatically the bad men of the party.
They here demanded thirty dollars for the quintal of aloes, which made us buy the less.
At this quintal and McCoy both laughed, and said they were jesting.
Like quintal and McCoy among the whites, he was among the blacks a bad specimen of humanity.
“Get in carefully now, old girls,” said quintal, with a leer.
One quintal of steel to make files, punches, and drills, for boring the artillery.
But quintal could stand no more of it; he ordered his comrade to “stop his noise.”
"a weight of a hundred pounds," c.1400, from Old French quintal "hundredweight," and directly from Medieval Latin quintale, from Arabic quintar, from Late Greek kentenarion, from Latin centenarius "containing a hundred" (see centenary).