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cloth yard

noun
1.
a unit of measure for cloth, formerly 37 inches (0.93 meter), now the equivalent of the standard yard (0.91 meter); 36 inches; 3 feet.
Origin of cloth yard
late Middle English
1425-1475
late Middle English word dating back to 1425-75
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