• Definition for "ellwand"
    • a classic measuring pole, one ell in total.
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ellwand definition

  • noun:
    • a classic measuring pole, one ell in total.
    • previously, a measuring pole an ell long.
    • a vintage mete-yard or measuring-rod, that The united kingdomt was 45 inches very long, plus in Scotland 37 Scotch or 37.0958 English ins, the conventional becoming the Edinburgh ellwand.
    • [capitalized] In Scotland, the asterism otherwise known as the Girdle or Belt of Orion. Also referred to as Our Lady's Ellwand.
    • An old measuring rod, one ell in length.
    • previously, a measuring pole an ell long.
    • a classic mete-yard or measuring-rod, which in England ended up being 45 ins very long, as well as in Scotland 37 Scotch or 37.0958 English ins, the standard being the Edinburgh ellwand.
    • [capitalized] In Scotland, the asterism otherwise referred to as Girdle or Belt of Orion. Also known as Our Lady's Ellwand.
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