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- n. A measure of length found in Iron Age Europe and the Ancient Near East, considered the Greek "foot". Its exact value was variable, but was always one six-hundredth of a stadion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of pulse.
Ancient Greek πούς ("foot"), from Proto-Indo-European *pod-/*ped-. (Wiktionary)