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" Cubit, a measure of length equal to the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. "
Neuman and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English Languages - Page 187
by Henry Neuman - 1842
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831
...Perthshire. In measuring length, we reckon by feet, yards, miles, &c. A foot is twelve inches ; a cubit is the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, or about eighteen inches ; a yard is three feet ; a mile is one thousand seven hundred and sixty yards...
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Neumann and Baretti's Dictionary of the Spanish and English ..., Volume 1

Henry Neumann, Giuseppe Baretti - English language - 1839
...trick or outwit a person. Codillos, Is" ii d of files used by silversmiths. C6DO, sm. 1 . Elbow, the next joint or curvature of the arm below the shoulder....3 fingers longer than the common. Dar de eodo, To elbow, to push with the elbow, to treat with contempt. Hailar con los codos, To chatter, to prattle....
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A Greek lexicon to the New Testament

Charles Robson - 1839
...contr. 7Г7)х╗", pr. the fore-arm, from the wrist to the elbow; in NT e cubit, the common ancient measure of length, equal to the distance from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, and usually rpckoned at 1J foot; Matt. 6. 27 iriix"" fva, John 21. 8 iis...
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Operations Carried on at the Pyramids of Gizeh in 1837:: With an ..., Volume 3

Richard William Howard Vyse - Egypt - 1842
...there were various sorts of cubits, but that the length of the ordinary cubit (as the name implies) was the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, and was supposed to contain six hands' breadths, each of which was subdivided into four fingers' breadths....
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 24

1844
...or trade. Creditor ; one who lends, or trusts another. Crucify ; to put to death on a cross. Cubit; the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger, half a yard. The sacred cubit was double this. Cumbered ; hindered ; occupied. Custody ; safe keeping...
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A vocabulary of the Sgau Karen language

Jonathan Wade - English language - 1849 - 1024 pages
...down stairs, over bridges, and the like, as s8oac<┐5 and c8iosc<┐5o or cq5'?001'1 or cqSctjjSivi the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger ; a cubit. or šdašesifijź the inside of the hand, the part used in handling things ; also tendrils...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 28

United States - 1851
...the length of the foot. Palmipes, the length of the foot, and breadth of four fingers added. Cubitus, the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. Pes Sestertius. Passus. Decempeda. Actus. M íШarе. The following is the ancient Roman table of lengths...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 28

United States - 1851
...the length of the foot. Palmipes, the length of the foot, and breadth of four fingers added. Cubitus, the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger. Pes Sestertius. Passus. Decempeda. Ac t us. Milliare. The following is the ancient Roman table of lengths...
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Dr. Robinson's Greek lexicon to the New Testament condensed for schools and ...

Edward Robinson - 1851
...form contr. irrjxwc, pr. the fore-arm, from the wrist to the elbow; in NT о cubit, the common ancient measure of length, equal to the distance from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, and usually reckoned at 1ž foot; Matt. 6. 27 тгт)хис 'Úva, John 21....
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Noah and His Times: Embracing the Consideration of Various Inquiries ...

James Munson Olmstead - Bible and geology - 1853 - 413 pages
...to the diversity in eize or stature of the people respectively, or the length of the loner arm — the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger of their men of average size. The lesser or common cubit is reckoned at eighteen inches. The Egyptian,...
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