English version

cubit in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcubitcu‧bit /ˈkjuːbɪt/ noun [countable]  TMan ancient unit for measuring length, equal to the length of your arm between your wrist and your elbow
Examples from the Corpus
cubitAn 18-inch cubit gives the measurement as 450 x 76 x 45 feet or 137 x 23 x 14 metres.