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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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An Exhibition of old photographs in the village hall drew lots of visitors all afternoon and evening.
The food booths scattered all over the upper and lower zoo areas drew lots of fans, including Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Disney honcho Dick Cook, and Rebecca De Mornay with her chain-smoking pal Harry Dean Stanton, who loved the outdoor venue.
The pair drew lots to decide who would win - unaware the prize was immunity from nominations.
After the euro drew lots of selling, it's natural to see some sort of rebound,'' Sasaki said.
The event, held Monday night at Ian Schrager's Hudson Hotel in New York City, drew lots of celebrities and plenty of cash to benefit The Leary Firefighters Foundation (founded by actor Denis Leary), which provides funding and resources for fire departments to obtain the highest level of equipment, technology and training as well as to provide resources to the families of firefighters who have perished or been injured in the line of duty.
Perhaps, though, there were lingering memories of Indian Wells in 2001 when she withdrew - and drew lots of flak - ahead of a possible semi-final with Serena.