Clove

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Clove

An obsolete unit of weight variously equivalent to values between seven and 10 pounds. It was used in the sale of cheese and wool.
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13 In the eighteenth and nineteenth century--with the gradual spread of the clove tree to other parts of the world--quality considerations begin to emerge more clearly.
Clove trees grew in the clumps of jungle between rice-fields.
BPPC had suggested farmers cut part of their clove trees to reduce oversupply.