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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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This man proceeded to a very free personal examination of the lot.
She is pushed along into the same lot with Tom and two other men, and goes off, weeping as she goes.
Then you shall be courteously entreated to call and examine, and shall find an abundance of husbands, wives, brothers, sisters, fathers, mothers, and young children, to be "sold separately, or in lots to suit the convenience of the purchaser;" and that soul immortal, once bought with blood and anguish by the Son of God, when the earth shook, and the rocks rent, and the graves were opened, can be sold, leased, mortgaged, exchanged for groceries or dry goods, to suit the phases of trade, or the fancy of the purchaser.
He ain't ever told me you was here; told me to come, and he'd show me a lot of water- moccasins.
I ain't ever going to get shut of them -- lots of times I dream about them.
There doesn't seem to be no need for no one to be contrary when there's flowers an' such like, an' such lots o' friendly wild things runnin' about makin' homes for themselves, or buildin' nests an' singin' an' whistlin', does there?
They set up for a lot of gamblers, and there ain't one in a thousand of them that's got the nerve to be a gambler.
At the same time that his agents were purchasing corner lots and entire blocks in the heart of the business section and the waste lands for factory sites, Day was rushing franchises through the city council, capturing the two exhausted water companies and the eight or nine independent street railways, and getting his grip on the Oakland Creek and the bay tide-lands for his dock system.
Don't be trying to deprecate the value of the lot, Mr.
Some one bid five shillings, at which the military gentleman looked towards the quarter from which this splendid offer had come, and there saw another officer with a young lady on his arm, who both appeared to be highly amused with the scene, and to whom, finally, this lot was knocked down for half a guinea.
The $26 million station and 611-space parking lot will attract West Valley commuters looking to avoid traffic on the Ventura Freeway, he said.
SO THE FIRST skatepark parking lot I'll be reviewing is the parking lot in my town, the Skatepark of Austin's parking lot.