Prahm [German]


In Berlin, 19th century, a unit of capacity for stone intended for the kiln,

for limestone, a measure 10 Fuss long, 10 Fuss wide, and 3 Fuss high, making 300 cubic Fuss. An allowance of ¹⁄₃ of the whole was allowed for the spaces between the rocks.

for gypsum, a measure 21 Fuss long, 7½ wide and 2½ high, making 393¾ cubic Fuss.

Nelkenbrecher (1820), page 44.


A German unit of mass used in shipping, 13th and 14th centuries.


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