Arshine
Arshine Ar"shine ([aum]r"sh[=e]n), n. [Russ. arshin, of Turkish-Tartar origin; Turk. arshin, arsh[=u]n, ell, yard.] A Russian measure of length = 2 ft. 4.246 inches. [1913 Webster]

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  • arshine — ar·shine …   English syllables

  • arshine — noun see arshin …   Useful english dictionary

  • Arschin — Ar schin, n. See {Arshine}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arshin — /ahr sheen /, n. a Russian unit of length equal to 28 in. (71 cm). Also, arshine. [1725 35; < Russ arshín < Tatar aršïn or a cognate Turkic word Pers] * * * …   Universalium

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