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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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Most modern authors agree in saying that the clove tree is a native of the Moluccas and did not spread to other parts of Asia before the arrival of Europeans in Indonesia.
The buds of the clove tree contain eugenol, naphthalin, caryophyllen, and gallotannic, and the bark and stem caryophyllen.
In response, the Zanzibar House of Representative endorsed a new Cloves Act Bill in January that discourages clove growers from making charcoal or otherwise consuming clove trees.
Local alliances, the destruction of clove trees in areas where voc control was limited, and the decimation and evacuations of local communities were important elements in eventually unsustainable trade politics.
Each Ambonese head of family had to plant and maintain 100 clove trees (p.