Tret
Tret Tret, n. [F. traite a drawing, trading, journey, tax on wares in transit, anything diminishing the value of coins, fr. OF. traire to draw, L. trahere. See {Trait}.] (Com.) An allowance to purchasers, for waste or refuse matter, of four pounds on every 104 pounds of suttle weight, or weight after the tare deducted. --M'Culloch. [1913 Webster]

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  • Tret — Tret, obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of {Tread}, for treadeth. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tret — [tret] n. [Anglo Fr (Fr trait), a pull < OFr traire (< L trahere, to DRAW)] a fixed allowance by weight, after the deduction of tare, formerly made to buyers of certain commodities to compensate for waste and deterioration during transit …   English World dictionary

  • Tret — (engl.), Abzug, Abgang, Tara, Rabatt …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • tret — /tret/, n. (formerly) an allowance for waste, after deduction for tare. [1490 1500; < AF, var. of trait act of drawing; see TRAIT] * * * …   Universalium

  • tret — Mot Monosíl·lab Preposició …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • tret — c.1500, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • tret — /tret/ An allowance made for the water or dust that may be mixed with any commodity. It differs from tare (q.v.) …   Black's law dictionary

  • tret — elec·tret; neu·tret·to; tret; whit·tret; iso·tret·i·no·in; …   English syllables

  • Trêt — * Hi as to trêt (müde) üüs an Mâsk (Made). – Haupt, VIII, 357 …   Deutsches Sprichwörter-Lexikon

  • tret — noun An allowance to purchasers, for waste or refuse matter, of four pounds on every 104 pounds of suttle weight, or weight after the tare is deducted …   Wiktionary

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