Shathmont Shath"mont, n. A shaftment. [Scot.] [1913 Webster]

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  • shathmont — ˈshathˌmänt Scotland variant of shaftment * * * shathmont Sc. variant of shaftment1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • shathmont — shath·mont …   English syllables

  • Shaftment — The shaftment is a unit of length, 6 6½ inches or 2 palms, i.e. 15.24 cm. A shaftment is the width of the fist and outstretched thumb. The lengths of poles, staves, etc. can be easily measured by grasping the bottom of the staff with thumb… …   Wikipedia

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