Origin of pood
Examples from the Web for pood
The pood, be it remembered, is equal to (rather more than) 36 lbs.
Over this spread a pood of tar, and fasten upon it another hide.Fairy Tales from Many Lands|Katherine Pyle
In some years wheat has been sold for ten copecks the pood, and other products at proportionate prices.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
When he rose from table Chichikov felt as though a pood's weight were inside him.Dead Souls|Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
We have bought clover seed at ten roubles a pood, but we have no money left for oats.Letters of Anton Chekhov|Anton Chekhov