Medieval Glossary


An English unit of capacity equal to two quarts. The pottle is also equal to the following units: four pints, eight gills, and sixteen noggins. Two pottles equal a gallon.

Related term(s): Quart; Gallon; Pint; Gill
Category: Weights and Measures
Added: 10.08.04
Source information: Nicholson, Edward. Men and Measures. London: Smith, Elder, and Company, 1912. 125.


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