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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.