See also: pik
In the eastern Mediterranean, a unit of length usually applied to textiles:
In Cyprus, ? – 20th century, 24 inches (approximately 60.96 centimeters), by Law XI, passed 20 May 1890.¹
In Lebanon, 68 centimeters for textiles, 75.8 centimeters for agriculture.²
In Syria , in Damascus, 20th century, 70 centimeters. In Aleppo and Homs, 20th century, 68 centimeters.²
1. Henry J. Chaney.
Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in use in the British Empire...
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1897.
2. United Nations, 1966.
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