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English definition of “hundredweight”
/ˈhʌndrədweɪt/ noun [C] (plural hundredweight) (abbreviation cwt) MEASURES
› (also long hundredweight) in British measurements, a measure of weight equal to 112 pounds or approximately 50.8 kilograms: One long ton is equal to 20 long hundredweight.
› (also short hundredweight) in US and Canadian measurements, a measure of weight equal to 100 pounds or 45.36 kilograms: Milk prices rose to $21.90 per hundredweight.