furlong

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fur·long

noun \ˈfər-ˌlŋ\

: a unit of distance equal to 220 yards (about 201.2 meters) or 1/8 of a mile

Full Definition of FURLONG

:  a unit of distance equal to 220 yards (about 201 meters)

Origin of FURLONG

Middle English, from Old English furlang, from furh furrow + lang long
First Known Use: 14th century

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