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A Dakota-English Dictionary - Page 570
by Stephen Return Riggs - 1892 - 665 pages
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 28

United States - 1851
...the length of the foot. Palmipes, the length of the foot, and breadth of four fingers added. Cubitus, the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. Pes Sestertius. Passus. Decempeda. Ac t us. Milliare. The following is the ancient Roman table of lengths...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 28

Thomas Prentice Kettell, D. W Holly, Conrad Swackhamer, Spencer Wallace Cone, Isaac Lawrence - United States - 1851
...the length of the foot. Palmipes, the length of the foot, and breadth of four fingers added. Cubitus, the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. Pes Sestertius. Passus. Decempeda. Actus. M ¡Шarе. The following is the ancient Roman table of lengths...
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Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge, Volume 4

Science - 1852
...away off, not near any thing : widisniyaq eh peya, to throw off at a distance, to lose. wic-i'-spa, n. the fore-arm ; the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle frnger, a cubit. wic-i'-sta, «. the human eye. wic-i'-stitJ-be, n. sleep ; they are asleep : widistinbc...
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Noah and his times, Volume 2

James Munson Olmstead, Noah (the patriarch.) - Bible and geology - 1853 - 365 pages
...to the diversity in size or stature of the people respectively, or the length of the lower arm — the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger of their men of average size. The lesser or common cubit is reckoned at eighteen inches. The Egyptian,...
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Noah and His Times: Embracing the Consideration of Various Inquiries ...

James Munson Olmstead - Bible and geology - 1853 - 413 pages
...to the diversity in eize or stature of the people respectively, or the length of the loner arm — the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger of their men of average size. The lesser or common cubit is reckoned at eighteen inches. The Egyptian,...
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A dictionary of the Spanish and English languages: wherein the words are ...

Giuseppe Marco Antonio Baretti, Mateo Seoane Sobral - Foreign Language Study - 1854
...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. Coila real, Royul cubit, which is three fingers longer than the common. I luí- de codo, To elbow,...
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A dictionary of the Spanish and English languages, orig. compiled by Neuman ...

Henry Neuman, Giuseppe Marc' Antonio Baretti - 1862
...bílbow, 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 three fingers longer than the common. Dar de codo, To elbow, to push...
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The Progressive Higher Arithmetic: For Schools, Academies, and Mercantile ...

Horatio Nelson Robinson - Arithmetic - 1875 - 456 pages
...the standard yard } NOTE. — The cubit wn.s originnlly the length of a man's forearm and band; or the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. 328. MEASURES OF CAPACITY. LIQUID MEASURES. 9 old ale gallons make -1 firkin. 4 firkins " 1 barrel...
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A biblical dictionary

James Austin Bastow - 1876
...that name to this colourless stone. Rev. iv. 6; xxii. 1.) CUBIT. A Hebrew measure of length, equal to the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, and usually reckoned at six handbreadths or twenty-one inches, which was the same as the Egyptian cubit....
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