from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See chain.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A sixty-six-foot-long (i.e. four-rod-long) surveyor's chain divided into one hundred links.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The chain ordinarily used in measuring land. See chain, n., 4, and gunter's scale.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. etc. See the nouns.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a unit of length (22 yards)
After Edmund Gunter.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)