from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A measure of length used in Hindustan and Arabia, equal to about 27 inches in Bombay, to 33 inches in Madras, to 36 inches in Bengal, to 38 inches in Mysore, to 25 inches at Mocha, and to 31.6 inches at Bagdad.


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