Ten cubits was the length of a board, and a cubit and a half the breadth of each board.
The other kind of sheep has the tail broad, even as much as a cubit in breadth.
One window work though thy might; One cubit of length and breadth make it, Upon the side a door shall fit For to come in and out.
What a pity it is, May, that one can't add a cubit to his stature.
The Greeks adopted a foot, equal to two-thirds of the ordinary Egyptian cubit, as their standard of length.
If couped between the elbow and the wrist, it is a cubit arm.
There is also a "long" cubit that is longer than a regular cubit by a handbreadth.
Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
From the elbow to the forefinger is usually called a cubit, but it is seldom strictly so, a cubit being 18in.
I saw likewise other fish about a cubit in length, that had heads like owls.
ancient unit of measure based on the forearm from elbow to fingertip, usually from 18 to 22 inches, early 14c., from Latin cubitum "the elbow," from PIE *keu(b)- "to bend." Such a measure, known by a word meaning "forearm" or the like, was known to many peoples (e.g. Greek pekhys, Hebrew ammah, English ell).