- an old English unit of volume for grains. Never standardized, the crannock was roughly 10 bushels (350 liters).
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crannock — noun An old Irish measure of corn equivalent to the quarter. The crannock of oats appears to contain two quarters, as sometimes occurs with its English equivalent. Crannock (s.) An ancient measure of corn … Wiktionary
crannock — ˈkranək noun ( s) Etymology: Medieval Latin crannoca, crannocus, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh crynog crannock : an old unit of capacity once used in the west of England and in Wales and Ireland and equal to two, four, or more bushels … Useful english dictionary
Crannock — A unit of measure of wheat; used also of fish; equiv. to 37 gallons. [?< Ir. cran] … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
crannock — cran·nock … English syllables
curnock — ˈkərnək noun ( s) Etymology: Middle English carnok, of Celtic origin; akin to Welsh crynog crannock : crannock … Useful english dictionary
crynok — obs. f. crannock, curnock … Useful english dictionary
eranc — [eranc error or misprint for cranoc crannock. Holland Camden s Brit. ii. 167; cf. 175.] … Useful english dictionary