A propos obscure units. What about a "buttload"?
Glad you asked:

buttload (plural buttloads)
(obsolete, Britain, West Country)
A regional English measure of capacity of a heavy cart (a butt), containing 6 seams, or 48 bushels, equivalent to 384 gallons (1746 liters).

/cc @AndiS ;)

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@leyrer @AndiS Wait, it's a real thing? Well, that takes half the fun out of it.

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