A single pair has been known to weigh as much as 60 pounds avoirdupois!
With the avoirdupois of Miss Jolliboy, life would appear a desert.
Estimate the value of Westminster Abbey in the Avoirdupois measure.
Coal is measured by the ton of two thousand pounds avoirdupois.
So, as there is no virtue in avoirdupois, there is no ‘greatness’ in mere numbers.
We have in fact ...