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tret3d pers. sing. pres. 
     3d pers. sing. pres. of Tread, for treadeth.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
tretn. [F. traite a drawing, trading, journey, tax on wares in transit, anything diminishing the value of coins, fr. OF. traire to draw, L. trahere. See Trait.].
     An allowance to purchasers, for waste or refuse matter, of four pounds on every 104 pounds of suttle weight, or weight after the tare deducted.  M'Culloch.  [1913 Webster]


tret, n. hist. an allowance of extra weight formerly made to purchasers of some goods for waste in transportation.

ME f. AF & OF, var. of trait draught: see TRAIT

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