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Oke (?), n. [Turk. okkah, fr. Ar. &umac;k&imac;yah, wak&imac;yah, prob. fr. Gr. , , an ounce, fr. L. uncia. Cf. Ounce a weight.]


A Turkish and Egyptian weight, equal to about 2


An Hungarian and Wallachian measure, equal to about 2


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