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queue

Old French hollow measure for liquids (above all Wine and spirits ) with regionally very different volumes. Perhaps the name of the Latin cupa (barrel) or culleus (Leather bag) derived. It used to be the wines of Hospices de Beaune in Burgundy at the auction (Auction) in queues to 456 liters slammed (today in pièce ). Other sources also mention 405 l and 411 l (Burgundy), 227 l (Demi-Queue, Loire) and 360 l ( Champagne ). See also below drum types. capacity measures and wine vessels,

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