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bag, noun

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An official unit of measurement (usually of grain), representing 70 kg (and formerly 200 lb). See also pocket.
Note:
Crop yields are often calculated in bags per morgen.
a1930 G. Baumann in Baumann & Bright Lost Republic (1940) 95Mealies were 2s.6d. a bag.
1987 Frontline Feb. 33Farm labourers..were paid next to nothing (some farmers actually paid a grown man with children R20 a month — and a bag of mealie meal).
An official unit of measurement (usually of grain), representing 70 kg (and formerly 200 lb).

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