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a unit of apothecary weight equal to 480 grains or one twelfth of a pound

a unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound or 16 drams or 28


large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur

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Besides, there's going to be a famine, and every ounce of grub'll count.
If there's going to be a famine, and it looks like it, we need every ounce of grub for ourselves.
A man who held out an ounce of grub was shot like a dog.
But my boy could run, was overhauling me again, seemed certain of me this time, when all at once the Sunbeam ran easily; every ounce of my weight with either foot once more, and I was over the crest of the hill, the gray road reeling out from under me as I felt for my brake.
8 ounces vodka (raspberry-flavored vodka if you have it)
Quarterly cash production costs rose by $11 to $223 per ounce of gold produced, reflecting the fewer number of ounces produced.
At the Spice Island Inn, guests sip on a SPICE ISLAND WHITE ROSE: 2 ounces of gin, 1 ounce of lime juice, the white of 1 egg, 1 ounce of orange juice and 1 ounce sugar syrup, shaken well and poured into a highball glass, garnished with a lime wedge.
The Independence Mine, located at the east edge of Newmont's Phoenix Mine, is predominantly a silver mine that produced intermittently from 1938 - 1987 and reported production of 11,000 ounces of gold and 750,000 ounces of silver.
Bananas are also the basis of a ROSEANNA BANANA: Combine one ripe, peeled and sliced banana, one ounce of strawberry syrup and eight ounces of chilled milk in a blender.
In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle, combine the butter, four ounces of sugar and salt.
The average selling price realized by the company rose to $386 per ounce of gold sold during the second quarter this year, up from $352 a year ago.
To make a HONEYDEW COOLER: Pour one ounce of white rum and one ounce of honeydew (Midori) liqueur into an old-fashioned glass.
However, mineralized material containing 235,000 ounces of gold and 2,500,000 ounces of silver have been estimated by Carrington (1997).
04 million ounces as auto and jewelry usage increased to record levels," according to "Platinum 1994," which is published by Johnson Matthey today.