(in several European countries) a unit of weight of 50 kilograms, equivalent to 110.2 pounds avoirdupois.
a unit of 100 kilograms.
Historical Examples

Also called (esp US) short hundredweight. a unit of weight equivalent to 100 pounds (45.3 kilograms)
(in some European countries) a unit of weight equivalent to 50 kilograms (110.23 pounds)
a unit of weight equivalent to 100 kilograms


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