land measure


land measure
dimensions of land, measurement of ground area

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Land measure — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • land-measure — landˈ measure noun A system of square measure used in measuring land • • • Main Entry: ↑land …   Useful english dictionary

  • land measure — n. 1. a system of square measure for finding the area of a piece of land 2. any unit of measurement in such a system, as an acre, hectare, etc …   English World dictionary

  • land measure — noun : a unit or series of units of area (as square rod, acre) used especially in measuring land * * * 1. any system of measurement for measuring land. 2. a unit or a series of units of measurement used in land measure. [1560 70] * * * land… …   Useful english dictionary

  • land measure — 1. any system of measurement for measuring land. 2. a unit or a series of units of measurement used in land measure. [1560 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • land measure — Area measure. Measuring by units of acres, square rods, square feet, etc …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • land measure — 1 mile 80 chains, 320 rods, 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet. 16 1/2 feet 1 rod, perch or pole. 1 chain 66 feet, 100 links or 4 rods. 1 link 7.92 inches. 25 links 1 rod. 4 rods 1 chain. 144 square inches 1 square foot. 9 square feet 1 square yard. 30… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Land — Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a long… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Land agent — Land Land, n. [AS. land, lond; akin to D., G., Icel., Sw., Dan., and Goth. land. ] 1. The solid part of the surface of the earth; opposed to water as constituting a part of such surface, especially to oceans and seas; as, to sight land after a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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