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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His cure for baldness was: "Take some goat's dung and mix with oil of cloves into a smooth cream.
My dad started suffering from toothache when I was in my teens, and I remember well the smell of the oil of cloves he applied to the tooth on a pad of cotton wool.
Stop puppies chewing furniture by wiping a cloth dampened with oil of cloves or whisky on the wood.