What is Auncel Weight?

Alternative Forms: Weights of auncel
Legal Definition
In English law. An ancient mode of weighing, described by Cowell as "a kind of weight with scales hanging or hooks fastened tp each end of a staff, which a man, lifting up upon his forefinger or hand, discerneth the quality or difference between the weight and the thing weighed."
-- Black's Law Dictionary
Legal Definition
Weighing with a balance or steelyard.
-- Ballentine's Law Dictionary