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cloth yard

noun
1.
a unit of measure for cloth, formerly 37 inches (0.93 meter), now the equivalent of the standard yard (0.91 meter); 36 inches; 3 feet.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English
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