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Almude

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The almude or cântaro is an obsolete Portuguese unit of measurement of volume used in Portugal, Brazil and other parts of the Portuguese Empire. An almude was equivalent to 6 potes or 12 canadas. In Spain, the unit was called almud and it was much smaller.

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Google previewThe English factories in India, 1642-1645 (1913)

a calendar of documents in the India office, Westminister by Sir William Foster

An almude is a Portuguese measure for wine or oil, equivalent to about four gallons. Fryer says that at Goa ' one barrel is six almoodaes '. two ships, the Weesel and Overskay. The former continueth still THE ENGLISH FACTORIES 217.

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

ALMUDE, in Commerce, a liquid measure in Portugal, &c. (See Table XXXII. of MEAsures.) At Lisbon, wine and oil are sold by the pipe of 26 almudes ; but the pipe of Lisbon wine sent to England contains about 31 almudes, and the standard ...

Google previewA Dictionary ... of Commerce and Commercial Navigation ... (1877)

by John Ramsay McCulloch

per almude (06 almudes arc reckoned to tne tun ), and real tares of casks allowed. All obtained from the best sources, direct from Lisbon.) Trade of the United Kingdom with Portugal. — We subjoin An Account of ...

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

* 531—Almadie, almighty, alamode, almude, alumed, helmed, helmet, limed, limit, whelmed, holmite, limned, limbed. * 532—Almena, alimony, alumina, elmen, alumin, holmen, lamina, ...

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Scrabble value of A1L1M3U1D2E1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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