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Origin of pood
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Example sentences from the Web for pood
The tobacco of Russia is mild, and of inferior flavor, and brings from 40 to 80 kopecks per pood.
Although this was difficult from the want of instruments, I succeeded in collecting more than a pood (thirty-six pounds) of hair.The Romance of Natural History, Second Series|Philip Henry Gosse
Ivan went home and said to his father, “Father, make me another mace, a ten pood one.”Russian Fairy Tales|W. R. S. Ralston
From one pood of dirt, of course unusually rich, Mr. Kaporaki obtained 24 zolotniks, or three ounces of gold.
The teams belong to peasants, who carry freight for a stipulated sum per pood.