Sarplar
Sarplar Sar"plar, n. [Cf. LL. sarplare. See {Sarplier}.] A large bale or package of wool, containing eighty tods, or 2,240 pounds, in weight. [Eng.] [1913 Webster]

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  • sarplar — /sahr plahr, pleuhr/, n. 1. a coarse cloth bagging. 2. Obs. a. a bale of wool weighing 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 80 tods. b. the weight of such a bale. Also, sarpler /sahr pleuhr/, sarplier /sahr plee euhr/. [1325 75; ME sarplar bale of wool < AF (OF …   Universalium

  • sarplar — /sahr plahr, pleuhr/, n. 1. a coarse cloth bagging. 2. Obs. a. a bale of wool weighing 2240 lb. (1016 kg) or 80 tods. b. the weight of such a bale. Also, sarpler /sahr pleuhr/, sarplier /sahr plee euhr/. [1325 75; ME sarplar bale of wool < AF… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cark — In old English law, a quantity of wool, whereof thirty made a sarplar. (The latter is equal to 2,240 pounds in weight or one English ton) …   Black's law dictionary

  • cark — In old English law, a quantity of wool, whereof thirty made a sarplar. (The latter is equal to 2,240 pounds in weight or one English ton) …   Black's law dictionary

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