An English unit of weight equal to sixteen drams or drops. An ounce is also equal to 27.3 grains. Sixteen ounces equal one pound.
Related term(s): Dram; Drop; Grain; Pound
Category: Weights and Measures
Source information: Nicholson, Edward. Men and Measures. London: Smith, Elder, and Company, 1912. 94-5.
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