n. unit of weight equal to one sixteenth of a pound
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Sentence in Classic:
His head was down and his shoulders rounded, as he put every ounce of energy that he possessed on to the pedals.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Estella opened the gate as usual, and, the moment she appeared, Joe took his hat off and stood weighing it by the brim in both his hands; as if he had some urgent reason in his mind for being particular to half a quarter of an ounce.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Dantes noticed that the captain of The Young Amelia had, as he neared the land, mounted two small culverins, which, without making much noise, can throw a four ounce ball a thousand paces or so.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
There were songs, speeches, and more firing of the gun, and a special gift of an apple was bestowed on every animal, with two ounces of corn for each bird and three biscuits for each dog.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
Bumble brought him, with his own hands, a basin of gruel, and the holiday allowance of two ounces and a quarter of bread.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context