Definition of Lispund

1. lispound [n -S] - See also: lispound



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lispund

liskeardite
lisks
lisle
lisles
lisne
lisnes
lisped
lisper
lispers
lisping
lispingly
lispings
lispound
lispounds
lisps
lispund (current term)
lispunds
lispy
liss
lissamine green dyes
lissamine rhodamine B 200
lissamphibian
lissamphibians
lisse
lissencephala
lissencephalia
lissencephalic
lissencephaly
lisses
lissive

Literary usage of Lispund

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1. The General Grievances and Oppression of the Isles of Orkney and Shetland by James Mackenzie (1836)
"Also in the same account, the price of the Barrel is all over stated at 24 libs, whilst the price of the lispund is all over 2 lib. ..."

2. The Diary of the Reverend John Mill: Minister of the Parishes of Dunrossness by John Mill (1889)
"By 1 ox ,£>10 0 0 By six Geese 1 16 0 By six lispund meal . ... convertible into sterling money in the same ratio:—] 1 lispund Salt £0 16 0 1 ..."

3. A Brage-beaker with the Swedes: Or, Notes from the North in 1852 by Blanchard Jerrold (1854)
"1 tunna 12 „ I lispund 1 livre 1 tunna 1 livre Import Duties in Bank Crowns. esr 100 016 20 0 0 080 0 40 0 030 008 010 0 16 0 0 ..."

4. Maritime Geography and Statistics by James Hingston Tuckey (1815)
"Weights. 8 ounce* .... 1 mark. 2 marks I pound. 10 pound 1 stone of wool or fea" thers. ' 20 pound...... 1 stone of flax. 16 pound 1 lispund. ..."

5. Kirkwall in the Orkneys by Buckham Hugh Hossack (1900)
"He added one-fifth to the enlarged lispund, bringing it up to eighteen pounds. Thus, under these two autocrats, the earldom revenues were in two steps ..."

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