Definitions for "Hundredweight"
Keywords:  cwt, ton, avoirdupois, pound, parlance
A denomination of weight, containing 100, 112, or 120 pounds avoirdupois, according to differing laws or customs. By the legal standard of England it is 112 pounds. In most of the United States, both in practice and by law, it is 100 pounds avoirdupois, the corresponding ton of 2,000 pounds, sometimes called the short ton, being the legal ton.
Generally refers to milk sold off the farm in 100 pound units.
A unit of 100lbs. Dealers usually buy ferrous scrap across their truck scales by the hundredweight, some freight rates are expressed in hundredweight and often nonferrous metals are bought and sold by the hundredweight.
Hundredweight was the first single released by Eastbourne based indie rock three piece easyworld, on Fierce Panda Records on February 19, 2001. The single was released on two separate formats, CD and orange 7" vinyl, both released in limited pressings of 500 each. The vinyl version contained the track 'U Make Me Wanna Drink Bleach', which would later appear on the band's first EP, Better Ways to Self Destruct (in the form of a stylophone mix), their first full album, This is Where I Stand (for which the track was completely re-recorded), and as a single in itself.