variants or arshine or archin or archine
plural -s
: a Russian unit of length equal to 28 inches

Word History


Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish arşin, Kazan Tatar aršyn, Jagatai aršun

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“Arshin.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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