In the Lyonnais and Mâconnais regions of France, various units of capacity. In many localities it was called the asnée. In original concept, the load of an ass.
A unit of dry capacity for grains.
|Locality||Equivalents and comments||Capacity
|Belleville||asnée,= 17 mesures = 1½ anée of Lyon||255.76|
|Lyon||ánée = 6 bichets = 24 coupes = 96 picotins||191.82|
|Mâcon||asnée, = 20 mesures||255.75|
|Montmerle||asnée, = 17 mesures||255.76|
In Lyon, a unit of liquid capacity used for wine, = 88 pots = 88 Parisian pintes, about 81.96 liters.
Doursther page 16.
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