What does the word avoirdupois mean?

Usage examples for avoirdupois

  1. Her tall, strong body and magnificent limbs equalled one hundred and forty pounds avoirdupois! – Hoosier Mosaics by Maurice Thompson
  2. Gasping from the effort of hoisting his considerable avoirdupois up the height and sputtering with offended dignity, the officer stamped to a stand alongside and glared fearsomely. – Lonesome Town by Ethel and James Dorrance

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