- cubital furrow,
- cubital joint,
- cubital nerve,
Origin of cubit
Examples from the Web for cubit
To start out to do good is much like saying you'll add a cubit to your stature.The Street Called Straight|Basil King
And which of you by taking thought, can add to his stature one cubit?
I saw likewise other fish, about a cubit in length, that had heads like owls.The Arabian Nights Entertainments|Anonymous
Two and a half cubits shall be its length, and a cubit and a half its breadth.
He made also the table of setim wood, in length two cubits, and in breadth one cubit, and in height it was a cubit and a half.
Word Origin for cubit
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).