struck measure


noun

a measure, especially of grain, level with the top of a receptacle.

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Origin of struck measure

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for struck measure

struck measure

noun

a measure of grain, etc, in which the contents are made level with the top of the container rather than being heaped
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