a unit of weight, equal to 100 pounds avoirdupois
(45.3592 kilograms): the British
hundredweight equals 112 pounds avoirdupois or 50.8023 kilograms
a unit of weight, equal to 100 pounds troy
(37.3242 kilograms) Symbol
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