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cade “of herrings,” 2 HENRY VI., iv. 2. 32. “That is, a barrel of herrings” (JOHNSON) . “A cade is less than a barrel. The quantity it should contain is ascertained by the accounts of the Celaress of the Abbey of Berking. ‘Memorandum that a barrel of herryng shold contene a thousand herryngs, and a cade of herryng six hundreth, six score to the hundreth.’ Mon. Ang. i. 83” (MALONE) .

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    • William Shakespeare, The Second Part of Henry VI, 4.2
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