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An ancient measure for grain, ore, wood and charcoal, as well as for liquids, which is already mentioned for the latter in the New Testament of the Bible (coarse measure = 1.094 litres). In the course of history, the volumes developed very differently from region to region. In old times, for example, this was 1.069 litres in Bavaria, 1.07 in Moravia, 1.5 in Baden and Switzerland, 1.415 in Austria-Hungary and 1.84 and 1.9 in Württemberg. Today, especially in Bavaria, one litre of beer is understood by this. See also Units of measurement and Wine vessels.

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