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Origin of picul
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Example sentences from the Web for picul
Later, the price was advanced; until about 1900 the government paid fifteen florins per picul for coffee in parchment.All About Coffee|William H. Ukers
It was purchased by the picul of 133-1/2 pounds, the price varying from eight to ten dollars for the picul.The Hawaiian Islands|The Department of Foreign Affairs
The picul is here one hundred and thirty-seven pounds, Spanish, or one hundred and forty pounds, English.
Its price is very high, being 460 taels per picul or chest, while native opium is only 350 taels, including transit dues.A Vindication of England's Policy with Regard to the Opium Trade|Charles Reginald Haines
In these cases an industrious workman may obtain as much as one picul in a week.The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes|Toms de Comyn