noun. ['ˈtrɔɪ'] a system of weights used for precious metals and gemstones; based on a 12-ounce pound and an ounce of 480 grains.
- troy unit
- system of weights
Words that Rhyme with Troy
noun. an ancient city in Asia Minor that was the site of the Trojan War.
- Asia Minor
Example sentences of the word troy
1. Noun, singular or mass
The spot prices of gold and silver are given in troy ounces, so to measure the weight value of an object, you must also convert its weight to ounces.