from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A Spanish liquid measure, one fourth of an azumbre: not to be confounded with the cuartilla.
  • noun A dry measure of Spain, one fourth of a celamine, equal to 1.142 liters, or about one sixth of a Winchester peck.
  • noun A Mexican and South American coin, the fourth part of a real, or about 3¼ cents.
  • noun A silver coin of the Spanish American States, equivalent to one fourth of a real.


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