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See also: coudée



From French coudée, from coude (elbow).


coudee (plural coudees)

  1. An old measure of length: the distance from the elbow to the end of the middle finger; a cubit.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for coudee”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)