Meaning of “hundredweight” - Learner’s Dictionary

hundredweight

noun [ C ] uk us /ˈhʌndrədweɪt/ (plural hundredweight) (written abbreviation cwt)

a unit for measuring weight, equal to 50.8 kilograms in the UK and 45.36 kilograms in the US

(Definition of “hundredweight” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)