fistmele

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fist + mele, variant of meal (measure), from Old English mæl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fistmele (plural fistmeles)

  1. (archery) A traditional unit of distance equal to the width of a clenched fist with the thumb extended (approx. 6½ inches or 16½ centimetres).