uncia


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un·ci·a

(ŭn'sē-ă),
An ounce.
[L. a twelfth part, an ounce]

uncia

An obsolete, non-SI (International System) unit of:
(1) Length, equal to 2.46 cm; 
(2) Weight, equal to 27.2 g.
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62) For Montepulciano's award of an uncia of water, see Deswarte-Rosa, 146; ASV, Arm LI I.
Pero was given his water, but in most cases it was sold for eighty scudi for a full uncia, forty lor a hall, and twenty for a fourth.