In Norway, a unit of mass, before 1683. In the north, = 3 bismerpunds = 36 Copenhagen skaalpunds, about 17.979 kilograms. In the south, = 3 bismerpunds = 36 Cologne punds, about 16.56 kilograms.
Petersen, page 222.
In Denmark, a unit of mass, fixed in 1683 at 3 bismerpunds, which can be interpreted as = 36 new Danish punds (18 kilograms) or as 36 Copenhagen skaalpunds (about 17.826 kilograms). Also spelled våg, wag, weg, waag and wog.
Rasmussen, page 79. Petersen, page 222. Thestroup, page 32.
In Russia, a unit of mass, = 30 pfunt (about 14.980 kilograms). Bruno Kirsch mentions this unit; we've not located it elsewhere.
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