Saum [German]

In concept, the load on a horse (Saumpferd = packhorse). From the italian sagma, from the Greek. Compare the English seam.


In Austria, various units of mass.


In Switzerland, various units of liquid capacity,

1. See Concordat of 1835.


A unit of count used for pieces of cloth 32 Ellen long. The actual length varied with the size of the Ell.

Jansen (1900), page xxi.

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