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Noun: avoirdupois  ,a-vu(r)-du'poyz or 'a-vu(r)-du,poyz [N. Amer], ,a-vwaa(r)-doo'pwaa [Brit]
  1. A system of weights based on the 16-ounce pound (or 7,000 grains)
    - avoirdupois weight
  2. Excess bodily weight
    - fatness, fat, blubber

Type of: bodily property, system of weights, weight

Encyclopedia: Avoirdupois