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  1. Joug

    The joug or Scottish pint was a Scottish unit of measurement of liquids that was in use from at least 1661, until the early 19th century. Bakers used the measure until the late 19th century. ⁕1 pint is sixteen gills ⁕1 pint is four mutchkins ⁕1 pint is two chopins ⁕8 pints makes up a gallon ⁕A pint or joug is equivalent to 1696 ml in metric measurements or roughly three Imperial pints.

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a wooden frame placed over the necks of oxen to hold them together when they are pulling a cart etc.

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