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catty

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a unit of weight, used esp in China, equal to about one and a half pounds or about 0.67 kilogram
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I was brought up in Morayshire in northern Scotland, and around the early 1940s was introduced to cattie and doggie by my father who hailed from Aberdeenshire, and he played it as a boy circa 1900.
Woodward said: "I knew I needed three players who could play at No 10 at the top level and Cattie has done it.
Surrounded by tin houses, stores, and bars, the largest government-owned slaughtering facility in the country processes more than 3,000 swine, cattie, and caraboa (water buffalo) per day, all brought from farms just outside the city limits.
After my staff managed to get me down from the ceiling, I realized the truth in what my paralegal, Nancy Cattie, kept saying to me like a mantra, "Let's give him what he asked for.
He's fallen in love with Cattie, a redheaded young card dealer, but he doesn't know that she works for Kingston, who is out to get Denn.
But it's an important business ingredient when processing financial products for our clients," said Doris Cattie, operations project manager for Individual Financial Services at Prudential.
Doris Cattie, a technology project manager for Individual Financial Services at Prudential, added that the company utilized Blaze software to capture information from company business policies, practices and procedures and then transfer that data into an easy-to-create, -read, and -maintain business rules format.
95, Lily's Kitchen Says it's for catties, but try explaining to Mog that you can only open the correct door on the correct day.
While recovering in the hospital, the injured man and his family are offered a meal that contains apples, a luxury that the man reminds his children "cost[s] as much as four catties of rice" (156).
5 Salt tax Trade tax % of % of Prefectures catties total quart (M) total Giao Chau 13,988 41 Tan Yen 26775 67 6,103 18 Thanh Hoa 909.