Mütt

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In Switzerland, a unit of dry capacity principally used for grain, varying by locality. Also spelled Muett.

Locale Equivalents and comments Magnitude
in liters
Appenzell = 4 viertel 91.37
Aarau = ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli 90.07
Basel = ¼ sac = 4 küpfli or koepflein = 8 becher. The Mütt is also called the Mudde or petit sester. 17.08
Bern = 12 maess = 24 maessli = 48 immi = 96 achterli = 192 sechszehnerli 168.13
Boll = 3 sacs = 15 maess = 30 quarterons 408.83
Castells = 3 sacs = 12 maess = 24 quarterons 420.85
Corbières = 3 sacs =18 maess = 36 quarterons 352.77
Eglisau = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maesslein 91.41
Fribourg = 3 sacs = 12 kopf or coupes = 24 maess or bichets = 48 quarterons = 288 immi 383.24
St. Gall = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maesslein 82.60
The old market Mütt 77.76
Glarus = ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli = 144 immi 82.71
Graubünden = 1/8 laedi = 5½ viertel = 22 quartanen = 88 maesslein 164.96
Gruyères = 3 sacs = 15 maess = 30 quarterons 404.66
Lucerne = 4 viertel or quarts = 8 halbe-viertel = 40 immi = 64 becher = 640 primes 139.01
Morat = 3 sacs = 15 maess = 30 quarterons 382.05
Munster   89.82
Muri = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maesli. For grains in general 90.14
Same divisions, but for oats and other rough grains. 95.72
Rapperswyl = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessslein. For grain in general.  83.05
Same divisions, but for oats and other rough grains. 88.77
Rheinfelden = ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli 98.52
Rorschach = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli 82.14
Mütt of the market 76.49
Sargans = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli 141.14
Schaffhausen = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli  For wheat. 90.42
= ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli.  For oats and other rough grains. 101.89
Schwyz Same as Zurich.  
Soleure = 1½ viertels = 6 doppelmaess = 12 maess = 24 halbemaess = 48 immi = 96 achtel = 192 batzendigli 158.93
Stäffis = 3 sacs = 18 maess = 56 quarterons 394.19
Stein = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli  wheat 63.15
= ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli. For oats and other rough grains. 75.13
Sursee   90.06
Unterwalden = 4 viertel or quarts = 8 halbeviertel = 40 immi = 64 becher = 640 primes 139.01
Uri Same as Zurich.  
Werdenberg = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli 122.55
Willislau   107.28
Winterthur = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli. wheat 96.74
Same divisions, but for oats and other rough grains. 110.51
Wyl = ½ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli  wheat 102.65
Same divisions, but for oats and other rough grains. 123.18
Zug = ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli. For wheat 89.78
Same divisions, but for oats and other rough grains. 90.23
Zurich  = ¼ malter = 4 viertel = 16 vierling = 64 maessli = 144 immi. For grain in general, dry fruit. 82.71
Same division, for oats and legumes. 83.65
The Mütt of lime, = 4 viertels 81.02

Source: Doursther (1840).

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