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Catty

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 600 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs.
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A piece of stick (the Cattie ) approximately six inches long and one inch square, pointed at both ends, and with one to four carved in Roman numerals, was laid across the cup, then flicked up with a longer stick (the Doggie) and hit as far away as possible.
Maubara heads the list with an offering of 2 1/2 picul of beeswax (1 picul = 100 catties) whereas the others offered 1 picul each.
That's the fun of it--the catties are just about everywhere and usually willing when other species take a siesta.
"Skinheads and rude boys would probably fight each other if they were on their own," he'd advise us sagely as we walked down to the wasteground to load up our catties.
This has eroded the sympathy of the nation, but Malema catties on fighting.
with a somewhat larger proportion of tea in it, weighing about 16 catties [1 catty = 604.528 grams]; and the other of inferior quality weighing about 18 catties.
Batley, West Yorkshire, based Catties said it had withdrawn its application to the Financial Services Authority until "such a time as there is greater clarity on both these matters".
Monter provides an elegantly written narrative history in an almost chatty style that catties his painstaking archival work lightly.
The Lenten journey catties us to the cross, so it is fitting that the gospel for this day is the beginning of Jesus' journey to the cross, his baptism.
Like say just now we're down at the pit and I'm going to weigh in--all right?--so we've weighed in and our weights are even--I'm, say, five catties and you're five catties too--you follow?--now how much will you stake?
The business survey, carried out by Catties Invoice Finance, questioned more than 300 outfits across the country to establish how badly late payment affected their cash flow and revealed a national average of pounds 4,713 of unpaid invoices in 12 months.
Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) has fined CTi News NT$1 million (US$32,000) for failing to check the veracity of a report last month that 2 million catties (1.2 million kilograms) of pomelos had been discarded by farmers into a nearby reservoir.