Butter purchase

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Possible Answers: TUB.

Last seen on: NY Times Crossword 30 Jun 22, Thursday

Random information on the term “TUB”:

Tub was a unit of capacity or of weight used in Britain and elsewhere.

British laws for the sale of goods defined a tub of butter as a receptacle of a size which could contain 84 pounds of butter.

1 tub of butter or cheese = 84 pounds

1 tub = 1.5 Firkin (1 Firkin = 56 lbs)

1 tub = 38 kg

The Oxford English Dictionary has quotations illustrating other values of a “tub” as a unit:

In Newfoundland, Canada, a tub of coal was defined as 100 pounds, while a tub of herrings was 16 Imperial gallons and a tub of salt was 18 Imperial gallons.

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