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A Dakota-English Dictionary - Page 570
by Stephen Return Riggs - 1892 - 665 pages
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The fundamental words of the Greek language [with Engl. transl.] adapted to ...

Francis Edward J. Valpy - History - 1826
...faculties of the body, halt, blind, &C. Oqpos lev yvois, о ар bji4 Epigr. TTJ/XUS: the arm from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, a cubit. "Eyvos e^' v-beK.~Tni\v, * s Horn. 2 Woe to you Pharisees, for you tithe mint, and rue, &c....
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Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages ...

Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti - English language - 1827
...Elbow, the next joint or curvature : the arm below the shoulder. 2. Cubit, a measure of length equal to the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. Cudo real, Royal cubit, which is 3 fingers longer than the common. Dar de codo, To "Ibow, to push...
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831
...Perthshire. In measuring length, we reckon by feet, yards, miles, &c. A foot is twelve inches ; a cubit is the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, or about eighteen inches ; a yard is three feet ; a mile is one thousand seven hundred and sixty yards...
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Neumann and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English ..., Volume 1

Henry Neumann, Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti - English language - 1839
...Elbow, the next joint or curvature of the arm below the shoulder. 2. Cubit, a measure of length equal to the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. Codo real, Royal cubit, which is 3 fingers longer than the common. Dar de eodo, To elbow, to push with...
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Cornelii Nepotis Vitae excellentium imperatorum, castigatae, notis illustr ...

Cornelius Nepos - History - 1839
...to be in bed, to recline at table ; to dwell, to reside. Cubltaj, i, sm (cubo) the elbow ; the arm from the elbow to the end of the middle finger ; a cubit, a measure of a foot and a half. Culera, or culleas, i, s. m, a leathern sack or bag ; the greatest...
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Operations Carried on at the Pyramids of Gizeh in 1837:: With an ..., Volume 3

Richard William Howard Vyse, John Shea Perring - Egypt - 1842
...there were various sorts of cubits, but that the length of the ordinary cubit (as the name implies) was the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, and was supposed to contain six hands' breadths, each of which was subdivided into four fingers' breadths....
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 24

1844
...or trade. Creditor ; one who lends, or trusts another. Crucify ; to put to death on a cross. Cubit; the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, half a yard. The sacred cubit was double this. Cumbered ; hindered ; occupied. Custody ; safe keeping...
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Second Latin book: Being the first part of Jacobs' and Dring's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - Foreign Language Study - 1845 - 299 pages
...cross, the instrument of punishment. Cubitus & Cubtum, i, m. & n. the arm below the elbow, the measure from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, a cubit. The Roman cubit measured about one foot six inches ; the scripture, one foot ten inches. Culex, cis,...
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First Latin Book: Being the Author's Original "First Lessons in Latin ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - Latin language - 1845 - 219 pages
...crucify. rudelis, is, e. adj. cruel. Cubltus & Cub'itum, i, m. & n. the arm below the elbow, the measure from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, a cubit. The Roman cubit measured about one foot six inches ; the scripture, one foot ten inches. Culpa, se,...
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A vocabulary of the Sgau Karen language

Jonathan Wade - English language - 1849 - 1024 pages
...down stairs, over bridges, and the like, as s8oac<5 and c8iosc<5o or cq5'?001'1 or cqSctjjSivi the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger ; a cubit. or daesifij the inside of the hand, the part used in handling things ; also tendrils ; с skin...
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