crannock


crannock
   an old English unit of volume for grains. Never standardized, the crannock was roughly 10 bushels (350 liters).

Dictionary of units of measurement. 2015.

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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


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