Wey (?), n.

Way; road; path.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Wey, v. t. & i.

To weigh.

[Obs.]

Chaucer.

 

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Wey (?), n. [OE. weye, AS. wge weight. . See Weight.]

A certain measure of weight.

[Eng.] "A weye of Essex cheese."

Piers Plowman.

A wey is 6 tods, or 182 pounds, of wool; a load, or five quarters, of wheat, 40 bushels of salt, each weighing 56 pounds; 32 cloves of cheese, each weighing seven pounds; 48 bushels of oats and barley; and from two cwt. to three cwt. of butter.

Simmonds.

 

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