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sarplar

[ sahr-plahr, -pler ]
/ ˈsɑr plɑr, -plər /
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noun
a coarse cloth bagging.
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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Also sar·pler [sahr-pler], /ˈsɑr plər/, sar·pli·er [sahr-plee-er]. /ˈsɑr pli ər/.

Origin of sarplar

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