a bundle or handful; a herd or drove; a number of two dozen—Johnson, 1755.
Examples : thrave of ballads, 1825; of barley (24 sheaves), 1812; of corn (24 sheaves), 1423; of flax, 1462; of gallants, 1610; of heather, 1716; of hemp, 1618; of Jews, 1656; of oats (24 sheaves), 1812; of peas (24 sheaves), 1812; of rye, 1551; of thrushes, 1486; of wheat (28 sheaves), 1551.
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