Plural, escandaux. In Marseille and Toulon, France, ? – 19th century, a unit of liquid capacity = ¼ millerole = 16 liters in the mid 19th century. For wine, = 15 pots = 60 quarts or pichounes; for oil, = 12 livres de jauge = 36 livres de poids = 40 quarterons.
Originally the escandel was the volume of a cubic pan, which according to the Marseille authorities, was 15.8592 liters.
Doursther, page 142.
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