Part of speech: noun

A system of weights used by goldsmiths and jewelers. See table of weights, under WEIGHT.

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Usage examples "troy":

  1. At every step of my journey to Troy I felt that I was treading on my pride, and thus in a hopeless frame of mind I began my boarding- school career. - "Eighty Years And More; Reminiscences 1815-1897", Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
  2. The english physicians make use of troy- weight. - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  3. Troy, he didn't say nothing. - "Red Saunders' Pets and Other Critters", Henry Wallace Phillips.