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See also covido.

A unit of length, a form of the cubit, a cloth measure.

Location Value
Arabia 19 inches¹
China 14⅝ inches¹
Malacca 18⅛ inches¹
Calcutta and Bombay 45.72 centimeters (18 inches)¹
Madras 18.6 inches¹.
One authority says it ranged between 18 and 21 inches.
Thailand 18 inches

1. Simmonds, page 111.

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