1. a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams: the base International System unit of mass, equal to the mass of the international prototype of the kilogram, a platinum-iridium cylinder kept in Sèvres, France. Abbreviation: kg
2. a unit of force and weight, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of 9.80665 meters per second per second when acting on a mass of one kilogram. Abbreviation: kg
She was in his debt
And therefore in his clutch
Would he ask for a pound of flesh?
His lust for money was...
His desire for a bond
The request was for a kilogram.
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