Imperial capacity unit

noun
a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
Hypernyms: ↑liquid unit, ↑liquid measure, ↑dry unit, ↑dry measure
Hyponyms:
barrel, ↑bbl, ↑minim, ↑fluidram, ↑fluid dram, ↑fluid drachm, ↑drachm, ↑fluidounce, ↑fluid ounce, ↑gill, ↑pint, ↑quart, ↑gallon, ↑Imperial gallon, ↑congius, ↑peck, ↑bushel, ↑firkin, ↑kilderkin, ↑quarter, ↑hogshead, ↑chaldron

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