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  • It is this close automatic interdependence cf engir e and boiler which makes the locomotive so extraordinarily w ell suited for the purpose of locomotive traction.
  • On the night of the 5th of February the transit began, the cavalry leading the way through the snow-covered ice, which quickly thawed beneath the horses' hoofs so that the infantry which followed after had to wade through half an ell of sludge, fearing every moment lest the rotting ice should break beneath their feet.
  • Ell, abolished in 1439.
  • Ell (cloth measure), abolished after 1553; known later as the Scotch ell = 37.06.
  • Cloth ell of 45 in., used till 1600.

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