Origin of centner
Examples from the Web for centner
At first sight it might appear from this statement that where Agricola uses the word centumpondium he means the German centner.De Re Metallica|Georgius Agricola
Therefore, less went to the farmers for their wheat per bushel or centner.Principles of Political Economy|Arthur Latham Perry
Centner, sent′ner, n. a common name on the Continent for a hundredweight.