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Webster 1913 Edition


Firlot

Fir′lot

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Noun.
[Scot., the fourth part of a boll of grain, from a word equiv. to E.
four + lot
part, portion. See
Firkin
.]
A dry measure formerly used in Scotland; the fourth part of a boll of grain or meal. The Linlithgow wheat firlot was to the imperial bushel as 998 to 1000; the barley firlot as 1456 to 1000.
Brande & C.

Webster 1828 Edition


Firlot

FIR'LOT

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Noun.
A dry measure used in Scotland. The oat firlot contains 21 1/4 pints of that country; the wheat firlot 224 cubic inches; the barley firlot 21 standard pints.

Definition 2023


firlot

firlot

English

Noun

firlot (plural firlots)

  1. (Scotland) A measure of capacity, once used for corn etc, equal to four pecks