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Lot

A Russian unit of weight approximately equivalent to 12.8 grams. It was rendered obsolete when the Soviet Union began to use the metric system in 1924.

lot

The number of bonds or shares of stock in a single trade. See also odd lot, round lot.
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And yet, when it comes to the most meaningful questions, we frequently associate the random with the divine; when our lives depend on it, we draw lots.
At one point there was a dead heat and it was thought two candidates might have to draw lots out of a hat to decide the result.
If reservations exceed the number of bottles to be imported, would-be purchasers will have to draw lots, it said.
But with 695 children at five nurseries across South Wales, staff had to draw lots.
The situation is even tougher for Pollard, who oversees a situation in which the men draw lots to determine who must die - and his nephew loses.
In the end attempts to thrash out their fixture schedule ended in deadlock and it was left to an official from FIFA to draw lots to decide their fate.
Lawrence II from Kingston will accompany bateaux filled with costumed reenactors as they disembark and draw lots for their new homesteads on the Bay of Quinte and Hay Bay.
A: Work with a variety of media, and draw lots of figures: people, animals; draw from life.
A storm of unprecedented severity strikes the ship, and the frightened sailors draw lots to discover who is the cause of their unfortunate and calamitous condition.