pennyweight


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a unit of apothecary weight equal to 24 grains

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A Beeb with a pennyweight of mercy would have arranged a transmission-long breakdown two minutes in.
Scales feature four units of measure ranging from grams, ounces, troy ounces and pennyweight.
DONALD REVELL is the author often collections of poetry, most recently of A Thief of Strings (2007) and Pennyweight Windows: New at Selected Poems (2005), both from Alice James Books.
Tom grew the monster gooseberry which weighed in at 34 pennyweight and 4 grains back in 1952 for Egton Bridge Old Gooseberry Society Show.
So the Beeb has paid 2,520 pennies per pennyweight.
Consumers can also upgrade to an electronic scale that weighs grams, ounces, troy ounces and pennyweight.
The HR-60 offers ten units of measure including grams, carats, troy ounces, pennyweight and momme; and provides capacity of 60 grams (300 ct) and readability to 0.
His most recent book is Pennyweight Windows: New and Selected Poems (Alice James, 2005).