heer

[ heer ]
/ hɪər /
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noun

an old unit of measure for linen and woolen yarn, equivalent to about 600 yards (550 meters).

Nearby words

  1. heelpost,
  2. heeltap,
  3. heelwork,
  4. heelys,
  5. heep,
  6. heerfordt's disease,
  7. heerlen,
  8. hefei,
  9. heffelfinger,
  10. hefner candle

Origin of heer

1400–50; late Middle English (Scots) her(e), apparently to be identified with hair(e) hair

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