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Definition of "Al-wasq"

Lit: Load, freight, cargo. Tech: A measure of weight; 1 wasq is equal to 60sa‘. According to Hanafites, it is equivalent to 195.69kg or 201.72litres, while other jurists consider it equivalent to 130.32kg or 164.88 litres.

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