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Usage examples for quintal

  1. An arpent yields one hundred quintals of hay a year, worth three livres the quintal. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. This success induced his companion Quintal to turn his kettle into a still. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  3. M'Koy and Quintal, the worst of the gang, escaped to the mountains. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  4. They sold it to us for twenty ryals the quintal, or 103 pounds English; but we were told afterwards that they sold it to others for twelve, which may very well be, considering its abundance, and the ease with which it is made. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  5. One of his ships, in 1614, loaded with dry fish for Spain, where the cargo brought " forty ryalls," or five dollars, the quintal. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  6. Besides the money Bernardo received a suit of clothes worth 3 morabitinos and food at the episcopal table, while Soeiro his successor got a suit of clothes, a quintal of wine, and a mora of bread. – Portuguese Architecture by Walter Crum Watson
  7. Fire- wood here and at Scarena costs fifteen sous the quintal. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  8. On this day, on a complaint of the master, I found it necessary to punish Matthew Quintal, one of the seamen, with two dozen lashes, for insolence and mutinous behaviour. – The Eventful History Of The Mutiny And Piratical Seizure Of H.M.S. Bounty: Its Cause And Consequences by Sir John Barrow
  9. 2. That from the constancy of our fishery, and the short season during which theirs continued, and also from the economy and management of ours, compared with the expense of theirs, we had always been able to sell our fish, in their islands, at twenty- five livres the quintal, while they were obliged to ask thirty- six livres. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  10. The quintal of indigo of the first class costs the planter from $ 35 to $ 40 at most; and in the market of Manila it has been sold from $ 60 to $ 130, according to the quality and the greater or lesser demand for the article at the season. – The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes by Tomás de Comyn Fedor Jagor Rudolf Ludwig Carl Virchow Charles Wilkes
  11. Portage to Paris, by land, is fifteen livres the quintal. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  12. The first quality is delivered in the ports of France at thirty- eight livres the quintal, the second at thirty- six livres, the third at thirty- four livres, weight and money of France, by individuals generally. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  13. I walked then, breathless, into a street paved with rough silver ingots, each one surely weighing a quintal, between tremulous shapes of buildings which pointed lustrous towers upward through fathoms of green water. – Us and the Bottleman by Edith Ballinger Price
  14. In 1745 a quintal would sell for a guinea. – Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast by Samuel Adams Drake
  15. This country has offered a premium of forty sous the quintal on flour of the United States, and thirty sous the quintal on our wheat, to be brought here between February and June. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
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