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stick

Latin, stica.

Renders of eels were fairly common and were often 'measured' in sticks. A stick of eels probably comprised 25 eels.

For more detail, see Philip Grierson, 'Weights and measures', Domesday Book: studies, edited by Ann Williams and R.W.H. Erskine (1987), pages 80-85.

See also
fisheries.
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