In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of length = 4 hastas.


Dhanus, or Dhanush, vernacularly, Dhanu and Dhanuk, S[anskrit]. (धनुस्, ) A bow, a bow used for cleaning cotton. A land measure of four cubits.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 136.

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