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Trone definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TRONE, n. A provincial word in some parts of England for a small drain.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trone Trone, n. A throne. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trone Trone, n. [Cf. Prov. F. trogne a belly.] A small drain. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Trone Trone, Trones Trones, n. [LL. trona, fr. L. trutina a balance; cf. Gr. ?.] 1. A steelyard. [Prov. Eng.] 2. A form of weighing machine for heavy wares, consisting of two horizontal bars crossing each other, beaked at the extremities, and supported by a wooden pillar. It is now mostly disused. [Scot.] --Jamieson. Trone stone, a weight equivalent to nineteen and a half pounds. [Scot.] Trone weight, a weight formerly used in Scotland, in which a pound varied from 21 to 28 ounces avoirdupois.



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