Hundredweight meaning

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A unit of weight in the US Customary System equal to 100 pounds (45.36 kilograms).
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A unit of weight in the British Imperial System equal to 112 pounds (50.80 kilograms).
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A unit of weight, equal to 100 pounds avoirdupois (45.3592 kilograms): the British hundredweight equals 112 pounds avoirdupois (50.8023 kilograms)
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A unit of weight, equal to 100 pounds troy (37.3242 kilograms) Symbol, cwt.
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A measure of weight containing 100 pounds (45.5 kg) in the U.S. or 112 pounds (51 kg) in the United Kingdom.
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