- expressed or computed in troy weight.
Origin of troy
Examples from the Web for troy
Contemporary Examples of troy
That was the sad and screwy logic that propelled Douglas McAuthur McCain and his pal Troy Kastigar.American Jihadis Douglas McCain and Troy Kastigar: From Losers to Martyrs
August 28, 2014
One of them, Troy Jones, a 19-year-old aspiring photojournalist, remembered Brown from the scrimmage line.'Go Ahead and Shoot Me': The Veteran Who Defied Ferguson's Cops
August 13, 2014
Finally, tired of laying siege to Troy, the Greeks build a large wooden horse, leave it outside the city gates, and go away.Your Health Food’s Hidden Sugar Bomb
July 8, 2014
When Odysseus journeyed back from Troy, his men tied him to the mast of his ship when the Sirens tempted him to leave it.War Nostalgia Is Leading Veterans to Places Like Syria. One Went Missing There.
May 3, 2014
Slut-Shaming Helen of Troy Emily Wilson, The New Republic If we blame her for the Trojan War, what does that say about us?
Historical Examples of troy
The return from this Crusade was as disastrous as that from the siege of Troy.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
Charlotte Mary Yonge
Hector, the bulwark of Troy, had fallen, and the ruin of the city was at hand.Old Greek Folk Stories Told Anew
Josephine Preston Peabody
Was war correspondent for the Greek associated press at the siege of Troy.
Sprang into fame at the siege of Troy, where he invented the horse which recaptured Helen.
Alas, Troy thought so once; yet the land of Priam lives only in song.
- any of nine ancient cities in NW Asia Minor, each of which was built on the ruins of its predecessor. The seventh was the site of the Trojan War (mid-13th century bc)Greek name: Ilion Latin name: Ilium Related adjective: Trojan
Word Origin and History for troy
late 14c., standard system of weights for gems and precious metals, from Troyes, city in France (ancient Tricasses), former site of a fair at which this weight is said to have been used. Many medieval towns had their own standard weights. The pound troy contains 5,760 grains and is divided into 12 ounces.