a system of units of length used in surveying land, based on the surveyor's chain of 66 feet (20.12 meters) and its 100 links of 7.92 inches (20.12 cm).
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British Dictionary definitions for surveyor's measure
the system of measurement based on the chain (66 feet) as a unit
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