American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2

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Author: Noah Webster

Ounce

OUNCE, n. ouns. [L. uncia, the twelfth part of any thing; Gr; but the Greek is from Latin. Inch is from the same root, being the twelfth part of a foot.]

1. A weight, the twelfth part of a pound troy, and the sixteenth of a pound avoirdupois. In troy weight, the ounce is 20 pennyweights, each of 24 grains.

2. An animal of the genus Felis. [See Once.]

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Chicago: Noah Webster Jr., "Ounce," American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2 (New York: S. Converse, 1828), Original Sources, accessed April 20, 2018, http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D1X7E43NKAPYZW2.

MLA: Webster, Noah, Jr. "Ounce." American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, in An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, New York, S. Converse, 1828, Original Sources. 20 Apr. 2018. www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D1X7E43NKAPYZW2.

Harvard: Webster, N, 'Ounce' in American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2. cited in 1828, An American Dictionary of the English Language, Vol. 2, S. Converse, New York. Original Sources, retrieved 20 April 2018, from http://www.originalsources.com/Document.aspx?DocID=D1X7E43NKAPYZW2.