clau

In Flanders, a unit of mass for wool, = 1/60 sac.

Saccho uno di lana al peso di Bruggia ch'è chiovo lx e ogni chiovo è libbre vj di Bruggia, fa in Firenze lordo libbre cccclx e necto libbre ccccxl.

One sac of wool by the weight of Bruges is 60 clau, and each clau is 6 libbre of Bruges, making in Florence 460 libbre gross weight and 440 libbre net weight.

Chiarini, 1481.

The English clove was also translated chiovo.

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