What is HUNDRED-WEIGHT?

A denomination of weight containing, according to the Englishsystem, 112 pounds; but in this country, generally, it consists of 100 pounds avoirdupois.

More On This Topic



Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of HUNDRED-WEIGHT helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary