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- As a dry measure for salt, it equalled approximately 2.509 litres (2.28 quarts).
- As a measure of mass, it was roughly 1.982 kg (4.37 lb). A heavy adowlie was approximately 2.031 kg (4.478 lb)
After metrification in the mid-20th century, the unit became obsolete.
"Adowlie". Sizes, grades, units, scales, calendars, chronologies. Archived from the original on 1 January 2007. Retrieved 2007-01-20.
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