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Meaning of TRET

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Tret\, obs.
    3d pers. sing. pres. of {Tread}, for treadeth. --Chaucer.
    
    
  2. \Tret\, n. [F. traite a drawing, trading, journey, tax on
    wares in transit, anything diminishing the value of coins,
    fr. OF. traire to draw, L. trahere. See {Trait}.] (Com.)
    An allowance to purchasers, for waste or refuse matter, of
    four pounds on every 104 pounds of suttle weight, or weight
    after the tare deducted. --M'Culloch.
    
    
 

 

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