In Spain and Mexico, a unit of length, = ¹⁄₄₈th of a vara, about 1.74 centimeters (about 0.69 inch). (about 17.458 mm in Mexico)
Galván Riviera, 1844. Excerpt in Spanish with English translation.
In Portugal, a unit of length, about 1.83 centimeters.
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