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Dry Measure. — 2 pints = 1 quart; 8 quarts = 1 peck; 4 pecks = 1 bushel.
Circular of the Bureau of Standards - Page 20
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## The Engineer's and Mechanic's Encyclopædia: Comprehending ..., Volume 2

Luke Hebert - 1835 - 938 pages
...Solidity. 1728 cubic inches = 1 cubic foot 27 cubic feet = 1 cubic yard. Imperial Measure! of Capacity. 4 gills = 1 pint 2 pints =1 quart 4 quarts = 1 gallon 2 gallons = 1 peck , 8 gallons = 1 bushel = 2218\$ 8 bushels = 1 quarter = 10J cubic feet nearly 5 quarters = 1 load...

## A system of practical arithmetic

William Lane (of Worthing.) - 1845 - 138 pages
...A coom 4 bushels A last of corn 10 quarters STANDARD MEASURE OF CAPACITY. 5 ounces of water 1 gill 4 gills 1 pint 2 pints 1 quart 4 quarts 1 gallon 2 gallons 1 peck 4 pecks or 8 gallons 1 bushel 8 bushels 1 quarter 5 quarters 1 load APOTHECARIES' MEASURE. 60...

## An Historical, Political and Statistical Account of Mauritius and Its ...

Charles Pridham - 1849 - 452 pages
...measure, in commercial transactions ; it is by the velt that every liquid is measured here. 3 gills make 1 pint, 2 pints 1 quart, 4 quarts 1 gallon, 2 gallons 1 velt, 9 English quart bottle* are generally considered = to a velt, and 40 drachms to 1 gallon ; •...

## The British Colonies: Their History, Extent, Condition and Resources, Volume 12

Robert Montgomery Martin - 1850 - 234 pages
...gallons in commercial transactions; it is by the velt that every liquid is measured here. 3 gills make 1 pint, 2 pints 1 quart. 4 quarts 1 gallon, 2 gallons 1 velt. Nine English quart bottles are generally considered equal to a velt and 40 drams to 1 gallon....

## Elementary Lessons, Being a Course of Instruction for the Deaf & Dumb, Part 2

Harvey Prindle Peet - 1849 - 438 pages
...shillings the bushel, how many quarts can you get for sixpence T Lesson 20. Liquid (or wine) Measure. 4 gills = 1 pint. 2 pints = 1 quart. 4 quarts = 1 gallon. A barrel (bbl.) holds about 30 gallons,1 a hogshead (hhd.) about 60. The quart of this measure is smaller...

## Bolton's Mauritius Almanac, and Official Directory

W. Draper Bolton - 1851 - 478 pages
...pints ' ths English, is always considered as two gallons, and ils subdivisions are : 4 gills equal to 1 pint. 2 pints 1 quart. 4 quarts 1 gallon. 2 gallons 1 velt. 30 veils 1 cask. Nine English quart or bser bottles are considered equal to a velt, and 40 drams...

## First Steps in Numbers ...

Dana Pond Colburn - 1851 - 116 pages
...abo ire. DRY MEASURE. 2 pints = 1 quart. 8 quarts = 1 peck. 4 pecks = 1 bushel. "* 9* LIQUID MEASURE 4 gills = 1 pint. 2 pints = 1 quart. 4 quarts = 1 gallon. LONG MEASURE. CLOTH MEASURE. 2¿ inches =t 1 nail. 4 nails = 1 quarter. 4 quarters = 1 yard. SQUARE...

## The Decimal System of Numbers: Illustrated and Practically Applied, by a ...

Dana Pond Colburn - 1852 - 228 pages
...contain 67£ cubic inches. IV. All kinds of liquids are measured by Liquid Measure. LIQUID MEASURE. 4 gills = 1 pint. 2 pints = 1 quart. 4 quarts = 1 gallon. In this measure gal. stands for gallon, qt. for quart, pt. for pint and gi. for gill. The hogshead...