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sarplar

[ sahr-plahr, -pler ]

noun

  1. a coarse cloth bagging.
  2. Obsolete.
    1. a bale of wool weighing 2240 pounds (1016 kilograms) or 80 tods.
    2. the weight of such a bale.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of sarplar1

First recorded in 1325–75; Middle English sarplar “bale of wool,” from Anglo-French ( Old French sarpillere )

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