sieve

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In Kent, England, two units, both based on a type of flat basket “for measuring or carrying fruit and vegetables”¹:

1. Second Report of the Commissioners... (1820, page 32).

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

Page 170. Britten's sources were Morton's Cyclopedia of Agriculture (1863) and the Second Report.

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