cloth yard

noun

Definition of cloth yard

: a yard especially for measuring cloth specifically : a unit of 37 inches equal to the Scottish ell and used also as a length for arrows

First Known Use of cloth yard

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Cloth yard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cloth%20yard. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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