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