In the Cape Verde Islands, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity used for wood, approximately 125 cubic feet, but sometimes 128 cubic feet. Compare the English cord.

United Nations, 1966.


In Provence, 14ᵗʰ – 15ᵗʰ century, a unit of length used for cloth, about @ meters.

e lla corda di Vingnone ee chane vj palmi vj di Vignone

and the corda of Avignon is 6 canna 6 palmi of Avignon

Archivio Datini. Registro. No. 52, as quoted in Edler, page 89.

Una corda a che si vende tele in Vignone fa in Firenze canne v e un decimo e la misura si fa largha.

A corda by which they sell cloth in Avignon is 5 1/10 Florentine canna and the measure becomes wide(?).

Chiarini, 1481.


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