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Troy weight

Troy weight

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noun


(1)   A system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains
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Noun



troy weight
  1. a system of units of weight / mass, mostly used for precious metals and gemstones, in which the pound contains 12 ounces which each contain 480 grains