pwn

In Wales, ? – 19th century, a unit of mass used for straw, = 160 pounds. In Welsh, pwn also means a pack or burden.

James Britten.
Old Country and Farming Words.
English Dialect Society, number 30.
London: Trübner and Co., 1880.

Page 175.

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