[ haf-rod, hahf- ]

  1. a unit of length equal to 2.75 yards or 8.25 feet (2.52 meters).

  2. an area equal to 15.125 square yards (12.65 square meters).

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How to use half-rod in a sentence

  • If a notation in rods be preferred, the span should be a rod, or half rod long.

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