from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Spanish long measure, equal to 12 feet of Burgos, or 10 feet 11.6 inches English.
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= 11.128 U.S. inches); 3 piès = 1 vara; 4 varas = 1 estadal.
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