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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trone Trones n.
 1. A steelyard. [Prov. Eng.]
 2. A form of weighing machine for heavy wares, consisting of two horizontal bars crossing each other, beaked at the extremities, and supported by a wooden pillar. It is now mostly disused. [Scot.]
 Trone stone, a weight equivalent to nineteen and a half pounds. [Scot.]
 Trone weight, a weight formerly used in Scotland, in which a pound varied from 21 to 28 ounces avoirdupois.