In the Shetland Islands, Scotland, ? – mid 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of length, the length of the second finger from tip to knuckle. See def. 1, footnote 2 of nail.
John J. Graham.
The Shetland Dictionary.
Stornoway, Lewis: The Thule Press, 1979.
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