Clove

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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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Thinking oil of cloves would be like clove balls I once put some on my tongue.
The following recipe was a prize winning entry in the Winchester Apple Harvest Festival: 10 bushels (before peeling) good quality cooking apples 5 gallons water 60 pounds sugar 1 teaspoon oil of cloves 3 tablespoons oil of cinnamon Yield: Approximately 18 gallons
Give it its own rubber toys which it can chew, or if it likes to chew wood put a little oil of cloves on the wood.