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||a unit of weight equal to sixteen ounces or 453.592 grams in the avoirdupois weight system, and equal to twelve ounces or 373.242 grams in the apothecaries' and troy weight systems. (abbr.: lb.)
||the chief monetary unit of the United Kingdom and, formerly, of Ireland, equaling one hundred pence.
||the chief monetary unit of Cyprus, equaling one hundred cents and one thousand mils.
||the chief monetary unit of Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, and Sudan, equaling one hundred piasters.