A hundredweight, either 112 or 100 pounds, according to the scale used. Cf. Cental.
A metric measure of weight, being 100,000 grams, or 100 kilograms, equal to 220.46 pounds avoirdupois.
A measurement equal to about 45kg (about 100 lbs.). Quintals were a common measurement for dried cod.
unit of weight, equivalent to 100 pounds.
weight of 100 pounds
kwin-til i) A weight of about 100 lb, ii) a hundredweight (112 lb), iii) a weight of 100 kg.
A measure (112 lbs.) applied to dried and salted cod-fish ready for the market. Two quintals was known as a "draft/draught". The common measure used in Newfoundland to quantify large quantities (such as a season's catch (or "voyage") of cod-fish. It generally only applied to fish in the dried state. So a "voyage of 500 quintals" represents approximately a quater million pounds of fresh round fish.
a unit of weight equal to 100 kilograms
(Sp.) A unit of weight equal to 4 arrobas or 45.4 kg (100 pounds).[page 373
a one hundred weight
The measure of cod for sale: 112 lbs (50.8 kg) of dried saltfish.
A unit used in Newfoundland for weighing fish, especially cod, equal to 112 pounds (about 50.8 kg).
(q., qq.) - A measure of weight equal to 100 pounds.
The quintal or centner is a historical unit of mass with many different definitions in different countries, but usually it is 100 base units of mass, e.g. pounds.