Tret (?), obs.

3d pers. sing. pres. of Tread, for treadeth.

Chaucer.

 

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Tret, n. [F. traite a drawing, trading, journey, tax on wares in transit, anything diminishing the value of coins, fr. OF. traire to draw, L. trahere. See Trait.] Com.

An allowance to purchasers, for waste or refuse matter, of four pounds on every 104 pounds of suttle weight, or weight after the tare deducted.

M'Culloch.

 

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