- a unit of weight in India, varying in value but usually 1/40 of a maund: the government ser is divided into 80 tolas of 180 English grains and equals nearly 2 pounds 1 ounce avoirdupois (950 grams).
Origin of ser
- variant of sero- before a vowel: serous.
Examples from the Web for ser
Contemporary Examples of ser
Ser Jaime Lannister is a member, sworn to serve King Robert.Game of Thrones for Dummies
April 13, 2011
Historical Examples of ser
Does this mean that you are come to your senses on the score of a stipend, Ser Galeotto?The Strolling Saint
"Your man, Ser Francesco," he cried, his face white with excitement.Love-at-Arms
“You need not be afraid of the baker now,” she told Ser Giulia.Olive in Italy
They were listening to the thin notary, Ser Cioni, who had just paused on his way to the Duomo.
Better don a cowl at once, Ser Cioni: everybody will believe in your fasting.
- a unit of weight used in India, usually taken as one fortieth of a maund
Word Origin for ser