skrupel [Danish]

1

In Denmark, a unit of length, = 12 qvinter = ¹⁄₁₂ linie = ¹⁄₁₄₄ tomme. Before 1683, about 0.1830 millimeters. Between 1683 and 1835, about 0.1818 mm. After 1835, about 0.1816 mm. Plural, skrupler. link to a table showing relationships between Danish units of length

2

The decimalskrupel = 10 qvinter = ¹⁄₁₀ linie.

3

In Denmark, before 1858, a unit of mass in apothecaries' weight, = ¹⁄₂₄ unse = ¹⁄₃ drachme, before 1858 about 1.2433 grams. Also called an apotekerskrupel. After 1858 = ¹⁄₂₈₈ of 375 grams, about 1.30 grams.

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