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  • n. Alternative form of sazhen.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A Russian measure of length equal to about seven English feet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A fishing-net; a net.
  • n. The fundamental unit of Russian long measure, fixed by a ukase of Peter the Great at 7 feet English measure. Also sajene.

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  • Easy, just find an animal with seven feet and measure it.

    November 10, 2009

  • a Russian measure of about seven feet

    November 10, 2009