fistmele

noun
fist·​mele | \ ˈfistˌmēl \
plural -s

Definition of fistmele

: the breadth of a fist with thumb stuck out used especially in archery to give the correct height of a string from a braced bow : about 7 inches

History and Etymology for fistmele

fist entry 1 + mele, obsolete variant of meal (measure)

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“Fistmele.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fistmele. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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