Medicines are made up by troy weight, although drugs are bought by avoirdupois weight.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
TOLA, a weight in India for gold and silver, equal to 180 grains troy.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
Th' deceased requested that his soul be measured be troy weight.
"Mr. Dooley Says" by Finley Dunne
A pound troy weight, 5760 grains.
"The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Vol. VII" by Jonathan Swift
The legal weight in grains troy was: toman, 53.28; half-toman, 26.64; two-kran piece, 10.656.
"Across Coveted Lands" by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
Every store has its scales, and in these is weighed out the fixed amount for all purchases according to Troy weight.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 106, August, 1866" by Various
Why is Troy weight like an unconscientious person?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
In 1877 a syndicate of London, Paris and Amsterdam jewellers fixed the weight at 205 milligrammes (3.163 troy grains).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
The whole of the Gold above mentioned is Eleven hundred, and Eleven ounces, Troy Weight.
"The Book of Buried Treasure" by Ralph D. Paine
Its weight is estimated at nine hundred and seventy-one carats, or about seven ounces Troy.
"The World and Its People: Book VII" by Anna B. Badlam
Its actual weight is something over one pound troy.
"Equatorial America" by Maturin M. Ballou
But milk is in units of liquid measure; gold in incommensurable units of Troy weight.
"Social Value" by B. M. Anderson
But applied to the diamond, carat means actual weight, and 151-1/2 carats are equal to one ounce troy.
"The Romance of Industry and Invention"
Troy weight; sterling silver at 1-1/9 dollar per oz.
"The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896" by William Arthur Shaw