hundredweight - definition and synonyms

noun [countable] 

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/ˈhʌndrədˌweɪt/
singularhundredweight
pluralhundredweights
  1. 1
    British a unit for measuring weight that is equal to 112 pounds or 50.8 kilograms
  2. 2
    American a unit for measuring weight that is equal to 100 pounds or 45.36 kilograms