Definitions

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  • n. An Irish measure of two feet in length.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An Irish measure of two feet in length.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See bandel.
  • n. A lineal measure or cloth-measure somewhat more than half a yard in length, used in the southern and western parts of Ireland.

Etymologies

Irish bannlamh cubit, from bann a measure + lamh hand, arm. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • 'Zanger' Mark E. Smith leek het veel te druk te hebben met het ruziemaken met bandle-den en ex-vrouwen om nog muzikale aktiviteiten van enig belang te kunnen ontplooien.

    FallNews - anecdotes

  • But let's hope that they're not bandle with any game.

    Anime Nano!

  • a plain reddish clay, fired without a glaze and made without a bandle, but the lip of it was smooth when she brought it up to her mouth and it held the tea's heat well.

    Moonheart

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