Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Asses'
Asses Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- As \As\, n.; pl. Asses. [L. as. See Ace.]
- A Roman weight, answering to the libra or pound, equal to nearly eleven ounces Troy weight. It was divided into twelve ounces.
- A Roman copper coin, originally of a pound weight (12 oz.); but reduced, after the first Punic war, to two ounces; in the second Punic war, to one ounce; and afterwards to half an ounce.