Gunter's chain

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noun Gun·ter's chain \ˈgən-tərz-\

Definition of Gunter's chain

  1. :  a chain 66 feet (20.1 meters) long that is the unit of length for surveys of U.S. public lands

Origin and Etymology of gunter's chain

Edmund Gunter


First Known Use: circa 1679


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