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  1. Any of various units of weight used in China and southeast Asia varying around 1-1/3 lb or 600 g; also, a Chinese unit according to a standard set up in 1929 equal to 1.1023 lb or 500 g. Webster 3rd
  2. A gold weight that equals 2.9818 troy pounds (1.1129 kg). Fay

Source: Dictionary of Mining, Mineral, and Related Terms

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