Poundsterling vs Avoirdupois - What's the difference?

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poundsterling

Not English

Poundsterling has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

avoirdupois

Noun

  • The official system of weights used in UK between 1856 and 1963. It had been the customary system in London since 1300 .
  • The official system of weights used in USA between 1866 and 1959.
  • Weight; heaviness.
  • he has a lot of avoirdupois

    See also

    * AF * metric * troy weight